Definition of preponderant:
predominant, main, study at predominant, over, overriding, chief, rife, prime, significant, ruling, prevailing, basic, overpowering, powerful, regnant, controlling, predominate, reigning, leading, supreme, preponderating, commanding, elementary, prevalent, paramount, dominant, dominating, dominative, principal, primary, governing.
He was a good soldier, Captain Barlow- that happy mixture of brain and brawn and courage that had coloured so much of the world's map red, British; he was the terrier class- all pluck, with perhaps the pluck in excelsis- the brain- power not preponderant.- "Caste", W. A. Fraser.
- "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.
- "Balzac", Frederick Lawton.