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dominate
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
to control; or to be most influential, powerful, abundant, important, or conspicuous
  • Yet probably he has, hidden within himself, the impression which had dominated him during the period of contemplation.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (51% in)
  • Alyosha felt instinctively that a character like Katerina Ivanovna's must dominate, and she could only dominate some one like Dmitri, and never a man like Ivan.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (48% in)
  • Alyosha felt instinctively that a character like Katerina Ivanovna's must dominate, and she could only dominate some one like Dmitri, and never a man like Ivan.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (48% in)
  • For Dmitri might at last submit to her domination "to his own happiness" (which was what Alyosha would have desired), but Ivan—no, Ivan could not submit to her, and such submission would not give him happiness.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (48% in)
  • It's simple lust of power, of filthy earthly gain, of domination—something like a universal serfdom with them as masters—that's all they stand for.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (70% in)

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