He was of an over-bearing disposition, and had a great deal of conceit.
I simply punished an over-bearing bully and my act was exaggerated.
If not proud and over-bearing he is said to carry his ballast well.
It also has the fault of over-bearing, when the fruit is often small and insipid.
After this it may bear fruit, but not too much, as a young tree so trained, is disposed ...