predominance (n.)
ascendancy, predominant influence, authority
KL I.ii.123[Edmund alone] as if we were ... knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance [i.e. at birth]
Mac II.iv.8[Ross to Old Man] Is't night's predominance or the day's shame / That darkness does the face of earth entomb
TC II.iii.128[Agamemnon to Patroclus, of Achilles] [we] underwrite in an observing kind / His humorous predominance
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