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prae-pollĕo , ēre, v. n., exceed or surpass in power, to be very powerful, to be very remarkable or distinguished (perh. not ante-Aug.): “quibus additis praepollebat,he had the superiority, Tac. A. 2, 45; 51: “Phoenices mari praepollebant,id. ib. 11, 14: “puella praepollet pulcritudine,App. M. 6, p. 182, 29.—Hence, praepollens , entis, P. a., very powerful, very distinguished: “gens divitiis praepollens,Liv. 1, 57: “vir, virtute,id. 5, 34.—Comp.: vis oculorum praepollentior, Aug. Civ. Dei, 22, 29.‡ * praepondĕrātĭo , ōnis, f. praepondero, preponderance: praeponderatio, ῥοπή, Gloss. Lat. Gr.
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    • Tacitus, Annales, 2.45
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 57
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 5, 34
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