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expecting unquestioning obedience

having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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50 THE DETAILS Opening Times: Lunch Friday, Saturday or Sunday Dinner every night Atmosphere - refined but not overbearingly so Car Parking - own gravel car park Disabled access - toilets, one on the ground floor, which has hand rails and is suitable for the disabled guests and also for wheelchair users Service - Michelin star standard, discreet and professional Overall - "Not a bad place for a Taff "
10) It is important at this point to mention that Meyer and Benz read von Trotta's focus on women as overbearingly feminist and see her marginalization of Fabian's story as a result of the distorting lens of von Trotta's feminism.
The lack of a fixed distance from them reinforces the atmosphere of a continual, multiform attack alternately intruding overbearingly and leaning back superciliously" (44).
Quizzically, as Karzai was spiritedly berthing the Indians overbearingly powerfully in his state structure, no lesser on the CIA's promptings, he was all the while keeping the shrill on noisily that Pakistan was craving for strategic depth in Afghanistan.
He is overbearingly assured in his assessments of opera and of what constitutes great singing, but he is oddly unable to pin down what is wrong with Hawes's approach to music and instead struggles with vague impressions.
In some movies you don't hear character names enough; here they are overbearingly overused.
To be fair, the work draws upon scholarly arguments derived from lessons learned from anthropology's colonial and neo-colonial legacies and is not meant to be overbearingly antagonistic in its approach.
These themes were subtly indicated by her titles, without creating any overbearingly literal references.
However, Faulkner has transformed the scene's take on women from anxiously ambiguous to almost overbearingly decisive; strong, chivalric men like Marlowe (devoid of homoerotic desire) first attempt to protect women in the form of pure, innocent white queens.
Reached along a red carpet, the five-star former medieval hospital Hotel Hermitage Gantois is cosy enough for couples without being overbearingly sickly sweet.
The only niggle is that the whites tend to be overbearingly bright, and that can result in making the picture a little stressful on the eyes.
Mainly because he is the professor in David Denby's book about itbut also because he remains a legend in Morningside HeightsTayler is the professor most associated with Columbia University's Core Curriculum, an overbearingly earnest two-year program in which all College undergraduates read the "Great Books" of Western literature and philosophy.
Be considerate to the janitorial staff, the lab techs, the physicians, help them do their jobs better while remaining courteous and professional, but not overbearingly so and it will be likely over time they will be helpful to you, resulting in a more synergistic team and ultimately better patient outcomes.
I stayed in luxury at the fantastic Conrad Hotel, an unashamedly posh hotel that's not overbearingly formal.
I have commented before about how this overbearingly mechanistic language reveals a particular mind-set which is evident in phrases such as: ratcheting up standards; potential stuck 4s; conversion matrices and toolkits; Securing the building blocks of writing; sustained impact of intervention support; drilling down through the data; functional literacy; writing frames.