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Ascendent   Listen
ascendent  adj.  
Tending or directed upward.
Synonyms: ascendant, ascensive. "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage."
Having the most important influence.
Synonyms: ascendant, dominating, prestigious.

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... talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity. Endowed with a great command over herself, she soon obtained an uncontrolled ascendent over her people; and while she merited all their esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged their affections by her pretended ones. Few sovereigns of England succeeded to the throne in more difficult circumstances; and none ever conducted the government with such uniform ...
— The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland II • Various

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