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Thereupon, Bismarck proceeded to domineer over the delegates.

The Bishop is old and meek, and Mr. Groschut thought that he could domineer.

But she had become imperious, and inclined to domineer, if not in action, yet in spirit.

The proclivity of the natural man is to domineer or to be subservient.

There is no creature in the world so ready as he to domineer, to enslave, to destroy.

You will domineer over her, and desire to have your own way.

And who does not know how ruthlessly women will tyrannize when they are let to domineer?

She presumed on my forbearance, and tried to domineer over me.

To work like a slave even when there was nobody to domineer over him!

Why allow it to meddle with and domineer over things which do not concern it?

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Dutch domineren "to rule" (16c.), from Middle French dominer, from Latin dominari "to rule, 'lord' it over" (see domination). Shakespeare's usage is not the earliest in English. Related: Domineering.

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