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domineering

[dom-uh-neer-ing] /ˌdɒm əˈnɪər ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
inclined to rule arbitrarily or despotically; overbearing; tyrannical:
domineering parents.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; domineer + -ing2
Related forms
domineeringly, adverb
domineeringness, noun
nondomineering, adjective
superdomineering, adjective
undomineering, adjective
Synonyms
arrogant; despotic, oppressive.
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domineering

/ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ/
adjective
1.
acting with or showing arrogance or tyranny; imperious
Derived Forms
domineeringly, adverb
domineeringness, noun
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