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dominate
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to control; or to be most influential, powerful, abundant, important, or conspicuous
  • Our right flank was posted on a rather steep incline which dominated the French position.
    Book Two — 1805 (72% in)
  • And this human feeling dominated everything else and soared above all their affected chatter.
    Book Three — 1805 (11% in)
  • A husband, a man, a strong dominant and strangely attractive being rose in her imagination, and carried her into a totally different happy world of his own.
    Book Three — 1805 (21% in)
  • Everyone in the house was dominated by the same feeling that Princess Mary experienced as she sat in her room.
    Book Four — 1806 (58% in)
  • Around him thronged Moscow's most brilliant young men, whom he evidently dominated.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (38% in)
  • Apart from the advantage he derived from Anatole, the very process of dominating another's will was in itself a pleasure, a habit, and a necessity to Dolokhov.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (52% in)
  • It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one—a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (80% in)

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