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  • as ingosh
  • as inswagger

synonyms for lording

  • dear me
  • gee
  • golly
  • goodness gracious
  • lord
  • sashay
  • strut
  • prance
  • gloat
  • bluster
  • saunter
  • swank
  • bully
  • boast
  • cock
  • swell
  • pontificate
  • grandstand
  • sweep
  • brandish
  • hector
  • brag
  • flourish
  • lord
  • sway
  • gasconade
  • parade
  • put on
  • peacock
  • look big
  • play to the crowd
  • put on airs
  • swashbuckle
  • parade one's wares
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How to use lording in a sentence

O that the old lion had but lived to see the white robes lording it in his well-beloved city!
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
Sometimes we even had one of the colossal ruffians who are now lording it over France.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
When as thine eye hath chose the dame, and the gay little song, It was a Lording's daughter.
ADVENTURES IN CRITICISMSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Could he have done what he has in your country, where your dukes are born with the privilege of lording it over the Morgans?
RODNEY, THE RANGERJOHN V. LANE
He came back from there a year ago, and has been lording it over some people in London ever since.
OLD BROADBRIM INTO THE HEART OF AUSTRALIAAUTHOR OF "OLD BROADBRIM"
Yet while finely lording it over outsiders, the bishops were brought curiously to their bearings within their own walls.
THE CHRISTMAS KALENDS OF PROVENCETHOMAS A. JANVIER
"These things are true that the glass mirror shows, lording," answered the wizard, reappearing.
ROBIN HOODPAUL CRESWICK
The communal constitution was to substitute for the representative lording it over his elector the strictly responsible mandatory.
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNE OF 1871P. LISSAGARY
"Lording," said the old servant, watching him as he essayed successfully an exercise shown him but a few minutes before.
ROBIN HOODPAUL CRESWICK
I know but one archer better than he, lording—yourself; and I have seen the finest archery in the world.
ROBIN HOODPAUL CRESWICK
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