Examples from the Web for ascendency
Yet despite this, its ascendency is no less compelling than that of the Bay Area.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Talent has been on the ascendency for so long—30 years—it takes winning for granted.
This book uses both Themes and themes, Zrich and Zurich, ascendancy and ascendency.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515|C. W. C. Oman
Now and then some ancient or able man gains an ascendency in the tribe, and overawes his fellows.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft
He has secured Democratic ascendency in every Southern State.Emancipation and Emigration|Anonymous
So it gradually came about that the stronger nature gained the ascendency, the stronger soul gained the upper hand in his life.A Mad Love|Bertha M. Clay
It was the beginning of that evolution of the stage that culminated in the ascendency, for a time, of the melodrama.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field