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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state that exists when one person or group has power over another.

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  • Wes Clark chose his, and the other team, some of whom are currently in ascendency, are still trying to exact a price.
  • You assume that campaigning on issues that are not now in ascendency will have no impact on the subcomponents of the electorate: people.
  • Genoa is now jealous of Turin's political ascendency, which is just as sensible as would be jealousy of
  • The "loyal opposition" now seems more interested in ensuring its "ascendency" than in serving the whole of the American people. for more
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