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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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dominate
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Campbell felt dominated by him.
  • As long as I live, the personality of Dorian Gray will dominate me.
  • He would seek to dominate him—had already, indeed, half done so.
  • He was a gentleman, and he hated him for that, hated him through some curious race-instinct for which he could not account, and which for that reason was all the more dominant within him.
  • An ecstasy of happiness dominated her.
  • They love being dominated.
  • I was dominated, soul, brain, and power by you.
  • I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
  • Yet he could not help feeling infinite pity for the painter who had just made this strange confession to him, and wondered if he himself would ever be so dominated by the personality of a friend.
  • His dominant intellectual passion was for science.
  • The consciousness of being hunted, snared, tracked down, had begun to dominate him.
  • He only interested me once, and that was when he told me, years ago, that he had a wild adoration for you, and that you were the dominant motive of his art.
  • He was dominated by the carelessness of happiness, by the high indifference of joy.
  • There are moments, psychologists tell us, when the passion for sin, or for what the world calls sin, so dominates a nature, that every fibre of the body, as every cell of the brain, seems to be instinct with fearful impulses.
  • But it appeared to Dorian Gray that the true nature of the senses had never been understood, and that they had remained savage and animal merely because the world had sought to starve them into submission or to kill them by pain, instead of aiming at making them elements of a new spirituality, of which a fine instinct for beauty was to be the dominant characteristic.
  • Certainly with hideous iteration the bitten lips of Dorian Gray shaped and reshaped those subtle words that dealt with soul and sense, till he had found in them the full expression, as it were, of his mood, and justified, by intellectual approval, passions that without such justification would still have dominated his temper.

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  • The defending World Champions dominated their unranked opponent.
  • She completely dominates her boyfriend.

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