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So, if resources are hard to defend, that guards against domineering inequality.

For so many seasons, the loudest, most domineering chefs always seemed to run the kitchen with an iron fist during Restaurant Wars.

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Elizabeth, a housewife and mother of six, had simply stood up to her domineering husband.

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Both stereotypes of her as either a dutiful or domineering wife failed to see how she had struggled all her life to forge her own identity as a wife and mother but above all as herself, Ethel.

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Their next ruse becomes fabricating a resume that gets Estella hired at a department store and, eventually, legitimate work for the domineering designer Baroness, who is impressed by her keen eye.

Allison and Cole have lost a child, his family is shady, and his mother domineering.

The family shared housing with the ever present and domineering Sara, who rarely had a kind word for her daughter-in-law.

Want to be a domineering jerk and take charge of things on the Internet and yell at people who disagree with you?

He refused to budge, and Anne retreated further from public view squashed by his bullying and domineering manner.

Norm is a symbol of implacable corporate power—preening, surgically perfected, casually domineering.

His eyes had retreated deeper into the sockets, and his thick lips, once so firm and domineering, were loose and flabby.

The next moment his arms had snatched her up and she was looking up into his steady domineering eyes.

Only an abiding sense of humour kept him sometimes from being domineering.

I gave you credit for domineering and prejudice, now I see it is malignity.'

The other, a middle-aged, domineering man with a powerful face, looked angrily at me as I handed him my dispatch.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to domineering, such as: arrogant, autocratic, bossy, dictatorial, imperious, and overbearing.

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