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By automating the use of these technologies, Ginkgo’s backers believe, the company is uniquely positioned to take a commanding position.
IS GINKGO’S SYNTHETIC-BIOLOGY STORY WORTH $15 BILLION?ANTONIO REGALADOAUGUST 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Although the Blues earned a draw, they believed they could have won and taken a commanding edge into the return leg.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC HELPS CHELSEA PAST REAL MADRID AND INTO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALSTEVEN GOFF, GLYNN A. HILLMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That would almost certainly be Republican Marco Contreras, a businessman, who had a commanding hold on second place in the early vote totals.
MORNING REPORT: WEBER UP BIG IN AD-79VOICE OF SAN DIEGOAPRIL 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The Big Ten offensive player of the year just threw a 12-yard touchdown to tight end Jeremy Ruckert to take a commanding 35-14 lead over Clemson with a trip to the national championship game on the line.
JUSTIN FIELDS OUTDUELS TREVOR LAWRENCE AS OHIO STATE UPSETS CLEMSON IN PLAYOFF SEMIFINALEMILY GIAMBALVO, KAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The regulatory approval was expected, but it gives Tesla the official go-ahead to sell a new vehicle to the world’s fast-growing electric vehicle market—a market where it already has a commanding lead over rivals.
TESLA CAN NOW SELL ITS MADE-IN-CHINA SUVS IN CHINANAOMI XU ELEGANTNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Early Wednesday morning, Terra Lawson-Remer had a commanding lead over incumbent Supervisor Kristin Gaspar.
MORNING REPORT: DEMS TAKE COUNTY CONTROLVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In Sunday’s commanding win against the Toronto Raptors, he finished with 18 points and 10 assists.
GIVE BOSTON’S KEMBA WALKER A DOUBLE PICK AND WATCH HIM WORKMICHAEL PINAAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Soon afterwards Cox, commanding the 29th Indian Brigade, came on board to make his salaam.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
She did not appear conscious that she had done anything unusual in commanding his presence.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMANDING

  • arresting
  • benevolent
  • big
  • chivalrous
  • commanding
  • considerate
  • dignified
  • distinguished
  • elevated
  • exalted
  • generous
  • great
  • illustrious
  • imposing
  • magnanimous
  • majestic
  • noble
  • renowned
  • striking
  • sublime
  • superb
  • superior
  • utopian
  • visionary
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