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dominate
used in Cujo

4 uses
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Definition
to control; or to be most influential, powerful, abundant, important, or conspicuous
  • But of the three, the dominant feeling, the overriding emotion, was terrible fright.
dominant = most powerful
  • The shop was dominated by Steve's stripping vat, a corrugated iron pot that looked big enough to boil an entire congregation of missionaries at one time.
  • The living room was dominated by a big old Zenith black-and-white TV he had rescued from the Naples dump.
  • The dominant image was the bloody sawdust, sawdust which had gone the dark color of natural-casing franks.

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