verb (used without object), pre·pon·der·at·ed, pre·pon·der·at·ing.
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Origin of preponderate
OTHER WORDS FROM preponderatepre·pon·der·a·tion, nounun·pre·pon·der·at·ed, adjectiveun·pre·pon·der·at·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for preponderate
Indignation may operate on your minds, but a due sense of your own dignity, I trust, will preponderate.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
"The asses preponderate in the streets," said John Turner to me.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman
When motives of interest are balanced against motives of duty, it is well if the former do not sometimes preponderate.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
Blue and grey eyes, too, he will expect to preponderate over the black and hazel.
But it is the bad side which will preponderate; it is the darkest practices which will develop themselves most typically.