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  • noun archaic predominance; ascendency; authority


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  • I can say this one may be erotic as here, we find some how the masculine dominancy over human love is denied.

    Sense & Sensuality

  • I can say this one may be erotic as here, we find some how the masculine dominancy over human love is denied.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Hence, it is the time when we can think over the “free woman” status in our Eastern society to check the patriarchal dominancy over female world.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • The extraordinary dominancy of such a scheme is testified to by the continued belief in alchemy, although the one experiment, which seems to us to be the crucial experiment of the system, was never accomplished.

    The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry

  • But Handel was not to be left to enjoy his honours in peace; an opposition party had already arisen, who were moved to do him evil partly from envy, and partly because he had stirred them up to resentment by his dominancy and self-will.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians

  • No doubt his talk on this point would be true, had any such skin-dominancy as he contemplates been officially established; but as at present most officials are appointed (locally at least) according to their merit, and not to their epidermis, nothing is known of the embittered relations so constantly dinned into our ears.

    West Indian Fables by James Anthony Froude Explained by J. J. Thomas

  • Later, George Canning, who was a canny man, but obstinate, and never gave up a purpose, came back at the Americans, and for the second time, and then again for the third time proposed a joint pronouncement by America and Great Britain which should warn Spain that her dominancy of the South American and Central American nations had passed by.

    Good Will Between the United States and Canada

  • There was a brief lull in sectional excitement after the Compromise Measures of 1850, but the overwhelming defeat of the Whigs in 1852 and the dominancy of Mr. Jefferson Davis in the cabinet of

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • The dominancy of these great powers has been the chief burden of Apocalyptic vision, and here their utter destruction at last is set forth under various symbols.

    The Revelation Explained

  • I can not here digress to give proofs, but there is no doubt that the second woe of Revelation (see chap. 9: 13-20) signifies the political dominancy of the Ottoman Empire.

    The Last Reformation


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