4°. Indirect Power
Footing, hold, foothold, purchase, fulcrum, stance, point d'appui, pou sto, locus standi, leverage, vantage- ground, ascendancy.
(Phrase). A tower of strength.
Independence, voluntary influence, 737, protection, patronage, auspices.
(Verbs). To have influence, etc., to have a hold upon, etc., to have a pull, to gain a footing, work upon, take root, take hold, prevail, dominate, predominate, outweigh, overweigh, to bear upon.
(Phrases). To be in the ascendant; to spread like wild-fire.
(Adjectives). Influential, valid, weighty, prevailing, prevalent, dominant, regnant, predominating, predominant, prepotent, ascendant, rife.
(Adverb). With telling effect.
(Verbs). To tend, contribute, conduce, lead, dispose, incline, trend, verge, bend to, affect, carry, promote, redound to, subserve to 644, bid fair to, make for.
(Adverbs). For, whither, in a fair way to.
(Verbs). To be liable, etc., incur, to lay oneself open to, lie under, expose oneself, etc., stand a chance, to open a door to.
(Adjectives). Liable, subject, open to, incident to, exposed to, dependent on, obnoxious to.
Contingent, incidental, guardless 665, unexempt.
(Phrases). Within range of; at the mercy of.
5°. Combinations of Causes
Voluntary concurrence 709.
(Verbs). To concur, co-operate, conspire, agree, conduce, contribute, unite, to pull together, to join forces.
(Phrases). To have a hand in; to be in the same boat; to go hand in hand 709.
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