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Cam 'pervasive' and 'prevalent' be used interchangeably?

They have very similar meanings ("widespread," "in general use or acceptance"), but they aren't perfectly interchangeable.
"Prevalent" carries the additional meaning of being superior to something else. (Hence the connection to "prevail.")
"Pervasive" generally has a negative connotation and is often used to describe unwelcome things.
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Hi, it's good to see you back. I saw your recent post about SEVENTEEN's new album 'Semicolon'. Can u tell me how to use a semicolon in my paper? TY in advance.

Hi. It's good to be back. Things here have changed *a lot*. 😅
A semicolon is basically a period (.); it links two complete sentences together.
For example,
• Henry is hungry; he wants to eat a burrito for dinner.
• It rarely rains in Los Angeles; Henry often wonders why he owns 12 umbrellas.
If you'd like more help about semicolons, check this out: tinyurl.com/y6fk9fd2
Good luck on your paper! 👍

Do you agree that good things come to those who wait?

No.

To quote a motivational poster, "Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up."

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