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synonyms for domineer

  • bend
  • bluster
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • bully
  • dominate
  • hector
  • intimidate
  • menace
  • overbear
  • predominate
  • preponderate
  • prevail
  • reign
  • rule
  • swagger
  • threaten
  • tyrannize
  • be in the saddle
  • boss around
  • call the shots
  • henpeck
  • in the driver's seat
  • keep under thumb
  • kick around
  • lead by the nose
  • push the buttons
  • rule the roost
  • run the show
  • run things
  • throw weight around
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antonyms for domineer

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  • assist
  • help
  • leave alone
  • serve
  • submit
  • surrender
  • follow
  • yield
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How to use domineer in a sentence

Is it not evident that the desire to domineer over men is the essence of their profession?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
You will domineer over her, and desire to have your own way.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
They looked upon the people not as the flock of God, but only as their own to spoil, misuse and domineer over.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
The Osseous is inclined to dominate and often to domineer over his mate and over his family in general.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
However, that's just where the disadvantage comes in—he's too much inclined to domineer.
THE BOSS OF TAROOMBAE. W. HORNUNG
He forced the weaker to work for him, preferring to domineer over rather than to associate fraternally with his fellows.
ANARCHYERRICO MALATESTA
So it is foolish, indeed, for the president of a herd to domineer over weaker herds in the jungle.
THE WONDERS OF THE JUNGLE, BOOK TWOPRINCE SARATH GHOSH
He sits all his life at his work, likes it only because he can domineer over his clerks and get the better of his customers.
THE DARLING AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
They have no right to domineer as tyrants, and then fall into the most abject of slaves.
ANCIENT AND MODERN CELEBRATED FREETHINKERSCHARLES BRADLAUGH, A. COLLINS, AND J. WATTS
Some, it is said, would violently domineer over others, who would groan under a servile submission to their caprices.
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT & DISCOURSESJEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOMINEER

  • badger
  • boast
  • brag
  • brazen
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • cow
  • crow
  • domineer
  • gloat
  • hector
  • rant
  • rave
  • ride the high horse
  • roar
  • roister
  • shoot off one's mouth
  • show off
  • storm
  • strut
  • swagger
  • swell
  • talk big
  • vapor
  • vaunt
  • yap
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