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Synonyms of domineering

Verb


1. tyrannize, tyrannise, domineer, strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around

usage: rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"

Adjective


1. domineering (vs. submissive), authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearing, autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory, blustery, bullying, cavalier, high-handed, heavy-handed, roughshod, oppressive, tyrannical, tyrannous, immodest

usage: tending to domineer

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