- Also as·cend·ance, as·cend·ence .
- non·as·cend·ance, noun
- non·as·cend·an·cy, noun
- non·as·cend·ence, noun
- non·as·cend·en·cy, noun
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How to use ascendancy in a sentence
Released on June 4, the ascendancy of country newcomer Walker Hayes’s “Fancy Like” has been the definition of meteoric.How an Ode to Applebee’s Climbed the Country Charts and Became Inescapable | Amy McCarthy | September 21, 2021 | Eater
In the first instance, given the nature of the evacuation during a period of enormous volatility following the collapse of the Afghan government and the ascendancy of the Taliban, an attack precisely like these was expected.America Took the Bait After an Attack 20 Years Ago. Not This Time. | David Rothkopf | August 26, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Timing being what it was, Leonardo was just a little late in his ascendancy to be a part of this Olympics.Big Names Like Alex Honnold Won’t Be Climbing in Tokyo. Here’s Why. | syadron | August 3, 2021 | Outside Online
In the long run, the continued ascendancy of programmatic is all but inevitable.Business of TV Forum Recap: 2021 will be the year of CTV and flexible and transparent video media buying | jim cooper | June 4, 2021 | Digiday
“What most stands out to me about the American Rescue Plan is that it points to the ascendancy of certain ideas in the national discussion and the fading of others,” progressive author Anand Giridharadas wrote recently.The Ideas That Are Reshaping The Democratic Party And America | Perry Bacon Jr. (email@example.com) | March 16, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
My golden age comes to a halt with the ascendancy of music videos.
Their ascendancy corresponded with a moment of increased lesbian visibility and so-called lesbian chic.Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers | Tim Teeman | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Blues fan certainly can celebrate the ascendancy of these promising young artists.
But even as Gunther was writing, the region had begun a gradual ascendancy, now in its seventh decade.As the North Rests on Its Laurels, the South Is Rising Fast | Joel Kotkin | June 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In truth, the Cameron-Osborne-Johnson ascendancy represents not a continuation of aristocratic rule, rather a restoration.
He acquired such an ascendancy over the king that he was himself the monarch more than 30 years.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Again he felt the man's ascendancy over him, knew that he was swayed and moulded by a personality stronger than his own.The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
Before long Savary was hated and abused by the public, the more because he maintained his ascendancy over the Czar.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
She knew how high his standard of honor was, but how would he end if his unfortunate trait gained more ascendancy over him?Maezli | Johanna Spyri
So much the more creditable to Bunyan the ascendancy he gained.Mystic London: | Charles Maurice Davies
British Dictionary definitions for ascendancy
the condition of being dominant, esp through superior economic or political power
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