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Origin of preponderant
OTHER WORDS FROM preponderantpre·pon·der·ant·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for preponderant
Doubtless he will be criticised for the preponderant place assumed in his book by physical pain.The Forerunners|Romain Rolland
Call it what you will, Tunis, in spite of its preponderant Italian influence, is fast becoming French.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun
He became marshal of the kingdom, and, especially from 1828 onwards, exercised a preponderant influence in public affairs.
Several other circumstances concur in rendering the power of the majority in America not only preponderant, but irresistible.Democracy In America, Volume 1 (of 2)|Alexis de Toqueville
Prominent among these was a conception of the preponderant amount he had yet to learn.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge