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 Meanings and Examples of DOMINATE
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 v.  monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  As long as I live, the personality of Dorian Gray will dominate me.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
2  He would seek to dominate him--had already, indeed, half done so.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3
3  The consciousness of being hunted, snared, tracked down, had begun to dominate him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 18
4  The gloomy building rose from the bosom of the ocean with imposing majesty and seemed to dominate the scene.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
5  It is a force seeking to dominate the earth, to drain the hills and sea of color, to set Dante at boosting Gopher Prairie, and to dress the high gods in Klassy Kollege Klothes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
6  Partly it came no doubt from his own masterful nature, which loved to dominate and surprise those who were around him.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
7  No one could be more dominating than stout Mrs. Merriwether, more imperious than frail Mrs. Elsing, more artful in securing her own ends than the silver-haired sweet-voiced Mrs. Whiting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  Money was the obsession dominating her mind these days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  She had inquired as to the effect of this dominating dullness upon foreigners.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
10  Now he is in his glory, dominating the scene.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
11  Here and there were flags, the red in the stripes dominating.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
12  Apart from the advantage he derived from Anatole, the very process of dominating another's will was in itself a pleasure, a habit, and a necessity to Dolokhov.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XI
13  Tholomyes followed, dominating the group.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
14  The rich and dominating North, however, was not only weary of the race problem, but was investing largely in Southern enterprises, and welcomed any method of peaceful cooperation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
15  Franz was less enthusiastic; but the count exercised over him also the ascendency a strong mind always acquires over a mind less domineering.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  Unemployment will be a dominant issue at the next election.
17  The dominant feature of the room was the large open fireplace.
18  She was the dominant partner in the relationship.
19  She was the dominant partner in the marriage.
20  Numerous persons with only a few Negroid traits annually pass over and are ab-sorbed into the dominant Caucasoid population.
21  The internal organization of state policy-making has tended to reflect the lines of cleavage within dominant economic groups of civil society.
22  Economically, the centre of Spain has lost its dominant role.
23  Minority groups tend to internalize the values of the dominant society.
24  If the projects are successful, they will help place Russia firmly on the map as one of the world's dominant energy suppliers.
25  In fact, Asia's exporting prowess is so dominant that Dubai and Rotterdam are the only two ports from outside the region to even make the list.
26  Political analysts realized that Yeltsin's defiance of the attempted coup should foreshadow his emergence as the dominant figure of the new Russian republic.
27  What you're seeing is a dominant defense and a balanced offense loaded with playmakers that has become potent under the junior quarterback.
28  Mustang roam freely over much of the southwest United States; they live in bands of between 5-20 horses, mainly females and foals led by a dominant stallion.
29  The police in Bangladesh charged the owners of a garment factory and 11 of their employees with culpable homicide in the deaths of 112 workers in a fire last year that came to symbolize the appalling working conditions in the country's dominant textile industry.
30  Appreciation of works of art is bound to be dominated by a particular kind of interest.