Difference between preponderance and ponder




  1. a superiority in numbers or amount
  2. exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight
  3. superiority in power or influence


a preponderance of evidence against the defendant

And yet it is in France that the people of the communes, the burgherdom, reached the most complete and most powerful development, and ended by acquiring the most decided preponderance in the general social structure.

Their apparent preponderance may be due to the fact that they have been the most commonly used corticosteroids.

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  1. reflect deeply on a subject


But they have an undeniable gentleness and elephantine beauty about them, with their hanging folds of skin and ponderous outlook on life.

It had multiple shooters, multiple locations, mobile threats, willingness to fight the first responders and follow-on SWAT/commando units, well-equipped and well-trained operatives, and a willingness to die.

There is much to ponder in Evans's paper that resuscitates many ideas from Arthur Holmes of a generation ago.

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