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When Schettino commanded him to turn the ship, he can be heard repeating errant commands.

Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.

Since the arrival of Chorus Master Donald Palumbo, the Met chorus now commands that same level of excellence as the orchestra.

But Byrne himself is the parodist, and he commands the stage by his hollow-eyed, frosty verve.

Bradley was a man who worried deeply and brooded over the lives lost among his commands.

So it commands the other sciences in all the wonderful and hidden things of nature and art (pp. 510-511).

Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.

It is a further refinement when the staunch little lover of liberty sets about "easing" the pressure of commands.

So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.

The habit of refreshing oneself with a pipe on some elevated spot which commands a fine view, is common to both sexes.

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On this page you'll find 280 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commands, such as: duty, direction, word, request, rule, and regulation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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