controlling[ kuhn-trohl ]SEE DEFINITION OF controlling
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He stood like a magician, controlling the phantoms which he had evoked.
Beyond the controlling power of money we have no vision, and we see no laws.
As if he were not capable of controlling a raft or a bonfire!
The disposition to walk swiftly, which before had been a controlling thing, was gone.
"No, sir," said the driver, controlling the corners of his mouth.
Now, my brother, this controlling slave-power is a world-wide fact.
We should like to know what chance there is of our getting a controlling interest in the mine.
It is the controlling mood that differs, not the material controlled.
Started life in a humble manner, only controlling a few newspapers.
It shows how we may get the benefit of past effort in controlling future endeavor.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTROLLING
- in charge
- in control