Sentence Examples


  • There is a good deal of variation in the colour of the fur, the prevailing tint being grey.
  • On his return to Naples he found himself out of touch with the prevailing Cartesianism, and lived quietly until in 1697 he gained the professorship of rhetoric at the university, with a scanty stipend of loo scudi.
  • The prevailing winds in this region, which the sea traverses longitudinally, are westerly, but the sea itself causes the formation of bands of low barometric pressure during the winter season, within which cyclonic disturbances frequently develop, while in summer the region comes under the influence of the polar margin of the tropical high pressure belt.
  • The prevailing winds are from south to west.
  • Another was the jealousy prevailing in England against the principles of the Roman law on which English equity to a large extent was founded.

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