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Synonyms for dominated

controlled or ruled by superior authority or power

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harassed by persistent nagging


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And all these things were dominated by a feminine figure which to my imagination had only a floating outline, now invested with the grace of girlhood, now with the prestige of a woman; and indistinct in both these characters.
A handful of villainous half-breeds dominated the country, armed such Indians as would support them, and turned the rest into slaves, terrorizing them with the most inhuman tortures in order to force them to gather the india-rubber, which was then floated down the river to Para.
The coach was a kind of commodious wagonette, invented by the modernist talent of the courier, who dominated the expedition with his scientific activity and breezy wit.
One of these cries dominated the others; it emanated from a woman.
The strong, masterful personality of Holmes dominated the tragic scene, and all were equally puppets in his hands.
But his fascination was more than national; all over the world his ruthless strength dominated minds as the Napoleonic legend had dominated minds.
Our right flank was posted on a rather steep incline which dominated the French position.
One of these parties was dominated by Hughling Elliot and Mrs.
He is himself forever dominated in imagination by the world, and even while he tells you it is not worth while he makes you feel that it is worth while.
When it dominated the rykor it might have other human instincts; but these she dreaded even to think of.
The basic life of him dominated him again, and his intelligence fled before the will of his flesh to live.
Even as late as 1907, it was considered that eleven groups dominated the country, but this number was reduced by the amalgamation of the five railroad groups into a supreme combination of all the railroads.
At school and college he had dominated his fellows, he dominated now.
The Ionic School of Epic poetry was, as we have seen, dominated by the Homeric tradition, and while the style and method of treatment are Homeric, it is natural that the Ionic poets refrained from cultivating the ground tilled by Homer, and chose for treatment legends which lay beyond the range of the "Iliad" and "Odyssey".
Little by little the nation found itself divided into two great factions; on the one hand the Cavaliers, the party of the Court, the nobles, and the Church, who continued to be largely dominated by the Renaissance zest for beauty and, especially, pleasure; and on the other hand the Puritans, comprising the bulk of the middle classes, controlled by the religious principles of the Reformation, often, in their opposition to Cavalier frivolity, stern and narrow, and more and more inclined to separate themselves from the English Church in denominations of their own.