The predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Verb (used without object) : The radicals predominate in the new legislature. ,He predominated in the political scene. ,Good sense predominated over the impulse to fight. ,Blues and greens predominated in the painting. From Dictionary.com.
Robert, as Jake pointed out, your argument depends on predomination, which is not a possibility. From Wordnik.com. [SSM Opponent Predicts End of Western Civilization Due To Sexual Disorganization] Reference
Sadly for the city and for those who live in it, the predomination of a particular school of architecture in Mexico City came to an end around the middle of the 20th century when urban development regulations slackened and variety in architectural expression became the order of the day. From Wordnik.com. [Urban Deconstruction] Reference
You would not trust to the predomination of right, which you believe is in your opinions; you would keep wrong out of their heads. From Wordnik.com. [Boswell's Life of Johnson Abridged and edited, with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood] Reference
By his proportion of this predomination I will consent that Dryden should be tried; of this, which, in opposition to reason, makes Ariosto the darling and the pride of Italy; of this, which, in defiance of criticism, continues Shakespeare the sovereign of the drama. From Wordnik.com. [Lives of the Poets, Volume 1] Reference
Seeing with me all of me is in your royal possession, and whatever pieces of mine have hitherto under the starres passed the public view, come now of right to be under the predomination of a power that both contains all their perfections and hath influences of a more sublime nature. From Wordnik.com. [Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592] Reference
The world looks more like 19th-century Paris - the predomination of the discontented intelligentsia, intermixed with the urban poor at numerous social interfaces cabarets then, raves now; meanwhile the solidaristic culture and respectability of organised labour struggles to make an impact. From Wordnik.com. [The Guardian World News] Reference
The predomination argument similarly fails. From Wordnik.com. [SSM Opponent Predicts End of Western Civilization Due To Sexual Disorganization] Reference
Predominance - the state of being predominant over others, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her" predominance - the quality of being more noticeable than anything else; "the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone" patency - the property of being easy to see and understand Sir James had no idea that he should ever like to put down the predominance of this handsome girl, in whose cleverness he delighted. From Wordnik.com. [Word of the Day] Reference
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