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Sample sentences for the GRE study word prevalent

prevalent can be used as a adj

1.So prevalent as to concerne the min. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Dillon was prevalent in the hall of the house. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3."How sorry I am But colds were never so prevalent as they have been this autumn. - from Emma by Jane Austen
4.It shows that at last a reasonable and steady view of the matter is becoming prevalent among us.. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5."I see that you participate in a prevalent error," said Madame Danglars. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.The latter is a prevalent opinion, but it seems hardly warranted by the facts. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.It was one of a large block of houses all exactly alike, and all shut up from top to bottom, according to a custom more prevalent in New York than in any other city. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8.It was the prevalent conviction, and of all other explanations Levin had unconsciously, not knowing when or how, chosen it, as anyway the clearest, and made it his own. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.This practice appears to have been prevalent in some parts of India from a very ancient time. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana

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