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domineering
used in Moby Dick

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tending to exercise control over others in an autocratic manner
  • Nor, in profile, does this wondrous brow diminish; though that way viewed its grandeur does not domineer upon you so.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (11% in)
  • To this, Radney replied with an oath, in a most domineering and outrageous manner unconditionally reiterating his command; meanwhile advancing upon the still seated Lakeman, with an uplifted cooper's club hammer which he had snatched from a cask near by.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (48% in)
  • The shores of the Straits of Sunda are unsupplied with those domineering fortresses which guard the entrances to the Mediterranean, the Baltic, and the Propontis.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (47% in)
  • It domineered above them so, that all their bodings, doubts, misgivings, fears, were fain to hide beneath their souls, and not sprout forth a single spear or leaf.
    Chapters 130-132 -- The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (5% in)

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