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dominate
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

16 uses
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Definition
to control; or to be most influential, powerful, abundant, important, or conspicuous
  • Campbell felt dominated by him.
    Chapter 14 (90% in)
dominated = controlled
  • As long as I live, the personality of Dorian Gray will dominate me.
    Chapter 1 (88% in)
  • He would seek to dominate him—had already, indeed, half done so.
    Chapter 3 (47% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 5 (55% in)
  • An ecstasy of happiness dominated her.
    Chapter 7 (42% in)
  • They love being dominated.
    Chapter 8 (72% in)
  • I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
    Chapter 9 (13% in)
  • I was dominated, soul, brain, and power by you.
    Chapter 9 (67% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 9 (84% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 11 (17% in)
  • His dominant intellectual passion was for science.
    Chapter 14 (29% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 16 (22% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 16 (66% in)
  • The consciousness of being hunted, snared, tracked down, had begun to dominate him.
    Chapter 18 (1% in)
  • He was dominated by the carelessness of happiness, by the high indifference of joy.
    Chapter 18 (25% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 19 (36% in)

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