Synonym: ascendance, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance. Similar words: descendant, descendants, ascend, redundancy, attendance, dependance, ascent, nascent. Meaning: [-dənsɪ] n. the state that exists when one person or group has power over another.
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(1) Butler established ascendancy over his critics.
(2) The opposition party was in the ascendancy .
(3) He slowly gained ascendancy in the group.
(4) We have had ascendancy over the enemy in the battle.
(5) The U.S. gained ascendancy after World War II.
(6) In surmounting it, Butler established ascendancy over his critics.
(7) The former now seem to be in the ascendancy.
(8) Wolves were very much in the ascendancy after that.
(9) This was the supreme limiting restraint upon her ascendancy.
(10) To ensure his continued ascendancy over Congress, Gandhi had to radicalize himself again.
(11) Nothing but independent advice or relief from the ascendancy of her husband over her judgment and will would suffice.
(12) Lilov denied that this demonstrated the ascendancy of party conservatives.
(13) Thus the dinosaurs themselves probably gained ascendancy in precisely this fashion.
(14) Another political reality is the ascendancy of the Republican Party.
(15) In 1995, with the Gingrichian Republicans on the ascendancy(sentencedict.com), Clinton shifted from championing more statism to defending the status quo.
(16) The key was lineage; members of the Anglo-Saxon ascendancy stuck together.
(17) The Piedmontese aristocracy enjoyed an unchallenged ascendancy within the state, providing most of the personnel for the government.
(18) Yet, even as conservative ideas are in the ascendancy, the parties and politicians that represent them are in serious trouble.
(19) In the contest for national ascendancy, motherhood appeared to be trumping arms-bearing.
(20) Although geographically linked, the two provinces have long fought for political ascendancy. Sentencedict.com
(21) His influence was greatest on the centre left during the neo-liberal ascendancy in the 1980s.
(22) Awake,arise,and assert yourself,you dreamers of the world. Your star is now in ascendancy. Napoleon Hill
(23) Perhaps an alliance with the East Angles was the cornerstone of Aethelbald's ascendancy.
(24) Valenzuela was fascinated by Gallardo's willpower, and as their relationship changed Gallardo established a subtle ascendancy over his young captor.
(25) For our purpose it is important to note that it merely threatened to dent the Treasury ascendancy over economic policy-making.
(26) More of interest were the many memorials to well-known Ascendancy families, the Carys, the Kirkwoods and the Shaws.
(27) My view is that he combined two qualities that were, at the time of his ascendancy, regarded as mutually exclusive.
(28) The retreat of Marxism has been paralleled by the ascendancy of the New Right.
(29) Certainly there was abundant evidence as to how the centre-left had lost its entrenched intellectual and ideological ascendancy.
(30) The law and order lobby has grown in strength during the Conservative ascendancy.
More similar words: descendant, descendants, ascend, redundancy, attendance, dependance, ascent, nascent, renascent, endanger, descend, defendant, attendant, dependant, abundance, endangered, transcend, crescendo, descended, condescend, transcendent, flight attendant, endangered species, transcendentalism, ascetic, ascertain, asceticism, mundane, scene, scent.