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ascendancy

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ascendency

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  1. controlling power or influence over others a book chronicling the ascendancy of fascism in Europe after World War I Synonyms ascendance (also ascendence), supremacy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)Related Words primacy, 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, rightNear Antonyms helplessness, weakness; impotence, impotency, powerlessness



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