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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOMINEERING

What glory would have been hers had she been headstrong, ambitious, domineering!

Above them towered the fierce, domineering figure of Locasto.

They have been the domineering party, but all that is finished, and we are the best of friends.

The other replied with bellowing roar—autocratic, domineering.

Her man was that domineering she couldn't call her soul her own.

As a race, you know, we are inclined to be domineering and somewhat overbearing.

Perdiccas treated this disaffection in a very haughty and domineering manner.

She was quick in temper, slow in brain, domineering, awkward.

As a consequence, he often gives the impression of being brusque and domineering.

Kate was for a chair, but Laramie domineering, made her sit with him on the sofa.

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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