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The War of the Worlds
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  • Apparently the vegetable kingdom in Mars, instead of having green for a dominant colour, is of a vivid blood-red tint.
  • For a while the imaginative daring of the artilleryman, and the tone of assurance and courage he assumed, completely dominated my mind.
  • For that moment I touched an emotion beyond the common range of men, yet one that the poor brutes we dominate know only too well.
  • But so soon as this strangeness had been realised it passed, and my dominant motive became the hunger of my long and dismal fast.
  • Maybe there was a murmur in the village streets, a novel and dominant topic in the public-houses, and here and there a messenger, or even an eye-witness of the later occurrences, caused a whirl of excitement, a shouting, and a running to and fro; but for the most part the daily routine of working, eating, drinking, sleeping, went on as it had done for countless years—as though no planet Mars existed in the sky.
  • And of their appliances, perhaps nothing is more wonderful to a man than the curious fact that what is the dominant feature of almost all human devices in mechanism is absent—the wheel is absent; among all the things they brought to earth there is no trace or suggestion of their use of wheels.

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

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