Usage examples for Prevailed

  1. But her trust in her own resources, the zest of spiritual adventure, and a sheer longing to comfort him prevailed – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. A solemn and awful silence prevailed throughout the court; the suspense was painful to a degree. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  3. I hardly dare acknowledge- In spite of her resolution to speak out plainly, the memory of past love and past kindness prevailed with her; the next words died away on her lips. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins