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  • Sometimes they're inherited from one parent carrying the dominant gene.   (source)
    dominant = controlling or most influential
  • His booming voice dominated the room.   (source)
    dominated = was most influential or noticeable
  • She wore a knee-length charcoal coat that fit perfectly and sunglasses that dominated her face.   (source)
    dominated = were most noticeable
  • The rest of the room was dominated by my OASIS immersion rig.   (source)
    dominated = overshadowed (i.e., the thing mentioned was, by far, the most prominent or noticeable thing)
  • The dominant primordial beast was strong in Buck, and under the fierce conditions of trail life it grew and grew.   (source)
    dominant = controlling or most influential
  • From the sky came Japanese fighters, chief among them the swift, agile Zero, which dominated the sky in the first half of the war.   (source)
    dominated = controlled (was most powerful in)
  • Perhaps the velociraptor hunting pack was also ruled by a dominant male.   (source)
    dominant = most influential or powerful
  • I was speculating how one day, years from now, I would send the store a dollar in an envelope to cover it, spelling out how guilt had dominated every moment of my life,   (source)
    dominated = powerfully influenced
  • "You dominated those horsemen with the way you looked at them," he said.   (source)
    dominated = controlled
  • He spun to face one of the older females, a dog named Epi, dominant in her litter, bigger than Finch, and not in the least fearful.   (source)
    dominant = most influential or powerful
  • My grandfather was a short man, no more than five foot six, but his presence dominated every room he entered.   (source)
    dominated = was most influential or powerful (in)
  • Keen writes "Dominant/Recessive" on the board.   (source)
    dominant = controlling; or most influential
  • Although it was something to have this year's dominant student across the way.   (source)
    dominant = most influential or powerful
  • Corn had begun its march to world domination, but it still had a long way to go.   (source)
    domination = to be most influential or conspicuous
  • But how could I not think about something that had dominated my thoughts for nearly six months?   (source)
    dominated = was most influential in
  • As far as he could tell, man had always been aggressive, always striving to dominate, trying to control the world and everything in it.   (source)
    dominate = to control or be most powerful
  • Both defenses dominated throughout the first quarter and into the second, but just before halftime, Foothill marched down the field as if they were playing a middle school team.   (source)
    dominated = controlled; or were most influential or powerful
  • The dominant color was brown:   (source)
    dominant = most conspicuous or influential
  • Dominating the parlor is an old upright piano.   (source)
    dominating = most conspicuous in
  • the home was run by one dominating figure with strict rules and regulations.   (source)
    dominating = controlling; or most influential or powerful
  • she noticed neither competition between the two nor domination by one.   (source)
    domination = control (of the other)
  • If Great Britain is truly to be the greatest kingdom in the world, it is not enough to flaunt our military power and our dominance in industry.   (source)
    dominance = most powerful influence
  • She looked like a little doll with dark black eyes that dominated a round, brown face.   (source)
    dominated = were most conspicuous (on)
  • Even without her position as hostess, Jessica would have dominated the group, he thought.   (source)
    dominated = been most influential or powerful
  • Once, New Years Day had dominated my life.   (source)
    dominated = controlled; or was most influential or powerful
  • (Cutting GEORGE off and staring at him as she replies to RUTH) It means someone who is willing to give up his own culture and submerge himself completely in the dominant, and in this case oppressive, culture!   (source)
    dominant = most influential or powerful
  • One by one the patients are sneaking looks at her to see how she's taking the way McMurphy is dominating the meeting,   (source)
    dominating = controlling
  • I had a great time for a while, dominating play, rushing back to defend, picking players out with pinpoint passes.   (source)
  • The head was round, dominated by two large, flat insect eyes.   (source)
    dominated = most noticed (the most influential characteristic)
  • They each hold one of his equally dominating pitching arms.   (source)
    dominating = powerful and commanding (controlling)
  • Now the tide dominated all life.   (source)
    dominated = was most influential (or controlled)
  • Two shining arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.   (source)
    dominance = most influence (most noticeable)
  • Help me, O Lord, to dominate the movement of my legs that I should not run when the bad moment comes.   (source)
    dominate = control
  • Buck stood and looked on, the successful champion, the dominant primordial beast who had made his kill and found it good.   (source)
    dominant = most powerful
  • Apparently the vegetable kingdom in Mars, instead of having green for a dominant colour, is of a vivid blood-red tint.   (source)
    dominant = controlling; or most influential or powerful
  • Campbell felt dominated by him.   (source)
    dominated = controlled
  • The dominant spirit, however, that haunts this enchanted region ... is the apparition of a figure on horseback, without a head.   (source)
    dominant = conspicuous (most noticeable)
  • I have to raise my head out of the required respect and cannot avoid seeing that every screen is now dominated by a shot of Peeta and me, separated by a few feet that in the viewers' heads can never be breached.†   (source)
  • Directly overhead, the sky was dominated by the reflection of Trisolaris and the sun.†   (source)
  • I was pacing back and forth in front of the huge flat-panel TV that dominated one wall of Chuck's apartment.†   (source)
  • Ostensibly, they were of the same racial order (whites) as those who dominated economic, political, and social power in local and national arenas.†   (source)
  • A large four-poster bed dominates the room.†   (source)
  • We are tired of being dominated by a bunch of self-righteous idiots who reject wealth and advancement, but we couldn't do this on our own.†   (source)
  • The larger room, dominated by an oven, was the bakery, and the other, separated by a flimsy curtain, was his bedroom.†   (source)
  • She totally dominated the fair, and get this—her project was all about watching eggs.†   (source)
  • I flew to Los Angeles and drove hundreds of miles through the heart of Central California farmland to meet Antonio at a maximumsecurity prison dominated by gangs and frequent violence.†   (source)
  • I saw the bed before I saw him; it dominated the room with its mahogany wood, its quaintly flowered quilt and pillows out of place in that setting.†   (source)
  • Different emotions battled for dominance in his mind and heart.†   (source)
  • This door, the chamber's sole point of entry, faced a dominating fifteen-foot Botticelli on the far wall.†   (source)
  • Then he moved through the night, up and up, to the flat place below the brow of the hill, a place dominated by an obelisk and a flat stone set into the ground dedicated to the memory of Josiah Worthington, local brewer, politician and later baronet, who had, almost three hundred years before, bought the old cemetery and the land around it, and given it to the city in perpetuity.†   (source)
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  • Talk of food and restaurants dominated conversations.†   (source)
  • Beyond that, dozens of scattered buildings dominated the view all the way to Mud Lake in the distance.†   (source)
  • A single billboard, mounted on the cornice of the building across the alley, dominates the view; its surface gleams three yards beyond the glass.†   (source)
  • Maybe I'm supposed to dominate in rope climbing or volleyball ...or whatever Coach Calhoun has us doing today.†   (source)
  • The building consisted mainly of one narrow and profoundly vertical room—a giant stairwell, essentially—dominated by a skeletal staircase that corkscrewed from the floor to a stone landing, more than a hundred feet up.†   (source)
  • The Lake Windsor Seagulls are now the dominant team in three counties.†   (source)
  • To use any of the Circle's tools, and they were the best tools, the most dominant and ubiquitous and free, you had to do so as yourself, as your actual self, as your TruYou.†   (source)
  • In fact, his ability to speak to serpents did not make me nearly as uneasy as his obvious instincts for cruelty, secrecy, and domination.†   (source)
  • Dominating the apartment, from the center stage of the living room—big and black and perfectly polished, and conceivably worth twice the annual rent on Mr. McSwiney's place of business—was the piano.†   (source)
  • It's at least twice as tall as me and dominates the room.†   (source)
  • As she reached the broad landing that dominated the hallway, Leon was showing Paul Marshall through the wide-open front entrance.†   (source)
  • He doesn't put me down, he just continues to dominate my strength while he carries me across the yard.†   (source)
  • But his whole life was dominated by fear, the fear of failure and of weakness.†   (source)
  • Kai noticed he'd gone pale and wondered how hard it had been for Torin to dominate his own temper.†   (source)
  • Whatever it was, it seemed his rage dominated the thoughts and actions of everyone in the house.†   (source)
  • Dominating Dementors: A True History of Azkaban.†   (source)
  • Roman Catholicism was the dominant religion of Poland, and religion was very much a part of the public school I attended.†   (source)
  • A man standing on a brightly dressed dais before the building which clearly dominated the square was addressing the crowd over a tannoy "O people who wait in the shadow of Deep Thought!" he cried out.†   (source)
  • Her eyes drifted to the crest of the hill, where a single pine tree dominated the skyline.†   (source)
  • But at another, as you'll see, it was the start of a process that kept growing and growing over the years until it came to dominate our lives.†   (source)
  • We have no intention of letting you dominate unfairly.†   (source)
  • Men presumably dominated women from the very beginning because of their greater physical strength; it's men who earn a living, beget children and do as they please ...Until recently, women silently went along with this, which was stupid, since the longer it's kept up, the more deeply entrenched it becomes.†   (source)
  • Jobs came of age breathing the air of the very business he would later dominate.†   (source)
  • Let me guess: world domination?†   (source)
  • Above his white beard, a proud eagle nose hooked over his mouth and dominated his face.†   (source)
  • I tell a Gothic tale of possessiveness and rage, of Midwest steak-and-potato brutality, barefoot pregnancy, animalistic dominance.†   (source)
  • A massive curving staircase dominated the west side of the room.†   (source)
  • In the center was a square mound where the wrestlers would compete, dominated by a roof in the style of a Shinto shrine.†   (source)
  • As usual, there is a battle for stereo dominance.†   (source)
  • Bellboys shuttled in and out with suitcases and there was a line at the desk, which was dominated by a huge brass cash register.†   (source)
  • Booth dominated the cover of an important book about the assassination and trial.†   (source)
  • Did you know that the Mogadorians are on a quest for universal domination, and that they have already wiped out one planet and are planning to wipe Earth out next?†   (source)
  • Most people don't realize how dangerous wild boars are, especially in the fall, when the males are fighting for dominance.†   (source)
  • Now he's disappeared from the social life he once dominated and spends his time composing an epic poem...why, even the young girls are safe from his goatish ardor.†   (source)
  • We dealt with two dominant aspects.†   (source)
  • Regardless, the note dominated his thoughts every waking minute and his dreams at night.†   (source)
  • Dominating the property was a towering mango tree; each summer it dropped its heavy fruit with loud thuds that sounded, somewhat grotesquely, like bodies being thrown off the roof.†   (source)
  • If you look at any literary period between the eighteenth and twenty-first centuries, you'll be amazed by the dominance of the Bard.†   (source)
  • But for the rest of the period before the birth of Christ the Jews continued to live under foreign domination.†   (source)
  • The mills were sold, and the imposing house of his childhood, with its large staff of domestics — the chambermaids, the kitchen maids, the parlour maids, that ever-changing chorus of smiling girls or women with names like Alice and Effie, who cosseted and also dominated his childhood and youth, and whom he thinks of as having somehow been sold along with the house.†   (source)
  • The central government called for hundreds of thousands of young people to go to Tibet to help advance the government's political agenda: they wanted people like my brother to influence Tibetan culture in the dominant Mandarin way.†   (source)
  • C. W. Shumway observed the Los Angeles revival of 1906 and noted six basic symptoms: complete loss of rational control; dominance of emotion that leads to hysteria; absence of thought or will; automatic functioning of the speech organs; amnesia; and occasional sporadic physical manifestations such as jerking or twitching.†   (source)
  • He was just dominating people.†   (source)
  • Her skin was pale, dappled with freckles, and her round face was dominated by grass green eyes.†   (source)
  • It began as a public housing area for the poor, and by the time of the war, it had become a refuge for Shiites, who were discriminated against by Saddam's Sunni-dominated government.†   (source)
  • Free of British domination, the nation has prospered and I along with it.†   (source)
  • We dominated the area.†   (source)
  • It said Khrushchev wanted to take over the Belgian Congo and deprive the innocent savages of becoming a free society, as part of his plan for world domination.†   (source)
  • It dominates and infiltrates every single aspect of life in the navy.†   (source)
  • Sullivan had come to see Chicago architecture as dominated by only two firms: Burnham & Root and Adler & Sullivan.†   (source)
  • She's neatly dressed and coiffed, a white woman in her mid-seventies in a population dominated by young black males.†   (source)
  • To his right was a wall-sized mural large enough to dominate a big living room.†   (source)
  • Kacanik was one of many towns in southern Kosovo that became battlegrounds in the 1990s in the struggle between the Serb-dominated Yugoslav army of Slobodan Milosevic, which was trying to assert Serbian control over the mostly Albanian-inhabited region, and the Kosovo Liberation Army, the ethnically Albanian militia that was fighting for independence against Milosevic's iron rule.†   (source)
  • Claudia's beautiful surface, Claudia's quiet, Claudia's dominance and control.†   (source)
  • The blood of the Clave is dominant.†   (source)
  • The lesion is on the left side—her dominant half of the brain.†   (source)
  • They could hear Ursula fighting against the laws of creation to maintain the line, and Jose Arcadio Buendia searching for the mythical truth of the great inventions, and Fernanda praying, and Colonel Aureliano Buendia stupefying himself with the deception of war and the little gold fishes, and Aureliano Segundo dying of solitude in the turmoil of his debauches, and then they learned that dominant obsessions can prevail against death and they were happy again with the certainty that they would go on loving each other in their shape as apparitions long after other species of future animals would steal from the insects the paradise of misery that the insects were finally stealing from man.†   (source)
  • Reggie Nelson dominated the game for us on defense.†   (source)
  • This theory ended up dominating the investigative work of the following days.†   (source)
  • He was the kind of man who dominated every situation in which he was involved.†   (source)
  • Their land was stolen, their religion was forbidden, they were forced to bend to foreign domination.†   (source)
  • From all the creaked platforms, from the muffled sawdust, Will felt the freaks wheel and fix their eyes, enchanted, as were internes and police, by this illustrated throng of humanity that in one agglomerative move dominated and filled the immediate air and tent sky with silent shootings for attention.†   (source)
  • FOR THE NEXT week, the destruction of Mom's rose-garden fence by my rocket dominated conversation in Coalwood.†   (source)
  • She's the dominant female of the herd for sure and she knows it, so when she senses that I am not a dominant female, her instinct is to challenge or more likely not give a flying leap what I want.†   (source)
  • More than any positive sense of obligation, I confess that what dominates is the dread of abandoning all that I hold dear.†   (source)
  • I had the curious thought that these men were nostalgic for black-and-white, their longings dominated by achromatic values, personal extremes of postwar urban gray.†   (source)
  • The horn of Charlie Parker, coming over the hi-fi, dominated all the voices in the room.†   (source)
  • The room is still dominated by silence, but its depth and weight have clearly diminished and retreated.†   (source)
  • It is led by a dominant male, the largest, most aggressive monkey.†   (source)
  • During the 1980s, large multinationals — such as Cargill, ConAgra, and IBP — were allowed to dominate one commodity market after another.†   (source)
  • But, eventually, they permitted me to stay, and I discovered the great African patriots who fought against Western domination.†   (source)
  • Because the Mastoi had accused Shakur of illicit sex, the village tribal assembly, dominated by the Mastoi, held a meeting.†   (source)
  • Plot world domination?†   (source)
  • Bass fishing dominated the conversation, so Jake had little to offer.†   (source)
  • Ghosh noticed that Hema's bedroom closet was now a shrine dominated by the symbol of Shiva: a tall lingam.†   (source)
  • A narrow, pixieish face dominated by huge eyes, topped by a mass of tangled dark hair.†   (source)
  • Reestablish dominance or whatever it is he holds over her.†   (source)
  • The white-and-pink bed, piled with blue pillows, was dominated by a big pink-and-white Teddy bear-a shooting-gallery prize that Bobby had won at the county fair.†   (source)
  • It's a dominance thing," Lissa chimed in.†   (source)
  • His goal was world domination.†   (source)
  • Overnight it had become the dominant fact of his life.†   (source)
  • Then he remembered the smell of carrots, and Silverweed dominating the crowd in the great burrow.†   (source)
  • So, in many ways, were my sister and I. Mary is absent from many of my memories because my mother and her illness are so dominant.†   (source)
  • Life at the Atkins household, like that at the Jennings place, is dominated by faith, and their denomination is also growing wide and strong by pulling converts from more traditional mainstream urban churches.†   (source)
  • Because now both his dominant eye and his dominant hand were a mess.†   (source)
  • If you fell into that "other" category—Native American, Asian, Middle Eastern—then you got a patchwork welcome committee of the kindest and most compassionate women from the dominant tribes.†   (source)
  • They had developed a mutual respect for each other's rise through their male-dominated departments.†   (source)
  • He was already under the domination of this swifter, bolder, more fiery spirit.†   (source)
  • Her parents' relationship had long been a mystery to her, a complicated world where dominance and compliance were never quite what they seemed.†   (source)
  • Above us, a heavy yellow moon dominates the star-strewn sky.†   (source)
  • Culturally he was a mixture of East and West; even he did not know which was the dominant influence in his life.†   (source)
  • They sat deep in his little face and completely dominated the other features with a roundness which seemed to be outlined in dark pencil, giving him an owlish appearance.†   (source)
  • Music, archery, fencing, poetry ...the demons dominated them all, and their growing exultation was unbearable.†   (source)
  • Four stories tall, the Merchant's House dominated the docks and wharves and storehouses that surrounded it.†   (source)
  • The managing editor of the Anniston Star let me move to the state desk when I was still in my early twenties, into a newsroom dominated by Harvard, Yale, Columbia and assorted other pointy heads who came South for the invaluable experience they would glean from writing about people that some of them held largely in contempt.†   (source)
  • My former life as Mother's prisoner had been dominated by elemental needs of survival.†   (source)
  • Chatter-ton's Hill was thickly wooded on its slopes but had open fields above, and it dominated the American lines.†   (source)
  • Without realizing how it had come about, the combat men in the squadron discovered themselves dominated by the administrators appointed to serve them.†   (source)
  • Before you could use that power you would need to become far stronger, and to train your will to the domination of others.†   (source)
  • But it was two all-consuming projects that came to dominate Dempsey and Jerene's lives.†   (source)
  • Gone was the ritualized domination of boot camp.†   (source)
  • It is to be carried out by a nonviolent invasion and cultural transformation of that huge slice of America into a Mexamerican border-land, where the dominant culture is Hispanic and Anglos will feel alienated and begin to emigrate.†   (source)
  • Or could all of these changes in Shay—from his dominant hand to his miracles to his ability to quote the Gospel of Thomas—have come from some ....possession?†   (source)
  • He watched his daughter's daemon rise and dominate her: her eyebrows, like his, were lifted, the heavy-lidded eyes beneath them grew round, and one corner of her mouth was raised dangerously.†   (source)
  • While we cruised over the Atlantic, news of the raid dominated TV and the Web.†   (source)
  • An animal, on the other hand, is dominated by one or more centers of experience.†   (source)
  • Dart saw a smooth face dominated by large dark eyes, eyes that closed briefly when Koop and Tamar climbed out of the staff car.†   (source)
  • Paige looks at me with terrified eyes dominating her pixie face.†   (source)
  • Then the orchestra played excerpts from Dvorak's New World Symphony and I kept hearing "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" resounding through its dominant theme-my mother's and grandfather's favorite spiritual.†   (source)
  • And by the time Deo was born, the Tutsi-dominated government had decided its own purposes were best served by silence on the issue of ethnicity.†   (source)
  • It practically dominates our lives, and we don't even know it.†   (source)
  • Although his rushing figure revealed a vulnerable anxiety, even that did not diminish his image of dominance.†   (source)
  • His face was deeply tanned, lean and hard, with strong bones dominating.†   (source)
  • They never knew what to do with such an assertive statement, but it generally put them in a defensive mind-set so that when he did dominate them, they were not quite so submissive.†   (source)
  • It's such a powerful, all-dominating agent of civilized man it's all but shut out everything else and now dominates man himself.†   (source)
  • It goes up easily, fitting easily under the cathedral ceiling in the family room, dominating the space before the window.†   (source)
  • In another mile she would be able to distinguish the individual flavors of resentments, petty victories, rejections, and angry little skirmishes for dominance.†   (source)
  • The West believes the East, deep down, wants to be dominated—because a woman can't think for herself.†   (source)
  • He could tell she had locked her dominant arm, but had not done the same with the hand.†   (source)
  • Dominating the concourse, but ignored by the travelers as a habitual sight, stood a statue of Nathaniel Taggart, the founder of the railroad.†   (source)
  • The receptionist showed her into a small room with a hologram of a summer meadow dominating one wall.†   (source)
  • This is why parliamentary bodies all through history, when they accomplished anything, owed it to a few strong men who dominated the rest.†   (source)
  • No, simple domination would not work against the humans.†   (source)
  • A masterful person is a dominant, domineering person, but a masterly piece of work is masterly.†   (source)
  • The dominant colors are green and gold: green, of course, being the color of nature, and gold the divine and tranquil color of which, like perfection, so little exists.†   (source)
  • The instrument panel is dominated by six of the largest cathode-ray tubes made, for the display of data.†   (source)
  • And that is precisely the dominant force behind the This I Believe series.†   (source)
  • He was a husky man, a dominating man, and a man fierce for rectitude.†   (source)
  • For a young woman with cropped hair, he prescribes a statuette of La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, a yellow candle, and five special oils: amor (love), sígueme (follow me), yo puedo y tú no (I can and you can't), ven conmigo (come with me), and dominante (dominant).†   (source)
  • Wherever he rode he could look back at the hills, dominant as castles.†   (source)
  • Under Hammurabi, Babylon became the dominant military and cultural power in the region.†   (source)
  • I got to practice with the team, so I got really good; then I would quit and play in a league where we could dominate.†   (source)
  • Union Eliminates European Domination   (source)
  • I have power so I must be ambitious for domination.†   (source)
  • Her 22 years overlap the final collapse of most of the area's once-dominant cotton mills and the birth of an advanced manufacturing economy.†   (source)
  • Understandably, therefore, the subject that dominated Christmas that year was Denny's leaving school.†   (source)
  • Events had dominated me, forced me into the open terrain, flushed me from the main body of the Corps.†   (source)
  • Inside, aromas dominated everything.†   (source)
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