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  • as indomineering
  • as inrule
  • as insupervise
  • as inrule the roost
  • as inadminister

synonyms for crack whip

  • arrogant
  • autocratic
  • bossy
  • dictatorial
  • imperious
  • overbearing
  • tyrannical
  • coercive
  • crack-the-whip
  • despotic
  • egotistic
  • high-handed
  • imperative
  • imperial
  • in driver's seat
  • insolent
  • iron-handed
  • on high horse
  • peremptory
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antonyms for crack whip

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  • democratic
  • humble
  • servile
  • submissive
  • surrendering
  • yielding
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    How to use crack whip in a sentence

    Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
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    This was a hard nut to crack, if his past were not to be ruthlessly severed from Angel's by a word.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    And that was he also in kilts, at the age of five, wearing long curls and holding a whip in his hand.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    There was no fight in his men; they ran like a pack of frightened coyotes at the first crack of a gun.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    Here, said Toby, as the young Jew placed some fragments of food and a bottle upon the table, Success to the crack!
    OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
    She gave him a cavalier little nod, touched her horse with the whip, and a moment later was lost in a cloud of dust.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    She suddenly forgot the ducks and pointed with her whip at the low hills behind her house.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    There is always something doing there, and I opened the door a crack to hear what was under discussion.
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