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studied the ascendance of modernism in 20th-century art and design
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The signs have been there for years—the dominance of social platforms, the ever-growing number of collections, the ascendance of the consumer as arbiter of contemporary taste, and the general need for speed.
Jenny Vrentas reacts to Carson Wentz's ascendance ... and more.
The ascendance of Rock ’n’ Roll and that of the Civil Rights Movement went hand in hand.
There are dozens of these people whose ascendance into the upper levels of our institutions of government are completely overshadowed by whatever The News of the Day is.
Some experts worry also that the ascendance of a climate-change skeptic to the White House may put the brakes on coastal protection efforts.
The conversation put down roots for a friendship that flourished over the decades, as O’Neil’s plentiful legacy in Kansas City entwined with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and White’s coiled around the ascendance of a major-league franchise.
For every firing of an Ailes or an O’Reilly, there is a Donald Trump, whose admitted predatory behavior did not prevent his ascendance to the presidency.
Six months ago, the Wolves were promising rebuilders set to benefit from the pending ascendance of Karl-Anthony Towns as the NBA’s top center.
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First Known Use of ascendance
Synonymssupremacy (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)
Related Wordsprimacy, superiority; lordship, scepter; arm, authority, choke hold, clutch, command, control, grip, hold, mastery, sway; takeover; direction, jurisdiction, management; clout, might, pull, weight; eminence, importance, moment; prerogative, privilege, right
Near Antonymshelplessness, weakness; impotence, impotency, powerlessness
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