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Synonyms for ASCENDANCY

Usage Examples for ASCENDANCY

  1. Henry O. Havermeyer, president of the American Sugar Refining Company, testified that the company was in the habit of contributing to the campaign funds of one political party or the other in the states, depending on which party was in the ascendancy; that these contributions were carried on the books as expense; and that they were given because the party in power " could give us the protection we should have." - "The United States Since The Civil War" by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. The conditions in Germany which marked the ascendancy of the Crown Prince in the deliberations of the Imperial Government and brought about the upheaval in the Ministry are the logical result of the system under which the country is ruled. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller