Definitions

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  • v. To behave as if one is in control of; to make a display of having an advantage over or superiority to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. act like the master of

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Examples

  • "What is this world coming to, when blonds can lord it over Detinans?" one of them exclaimed.

    Advance and Retreat

  • Now as for thy pretension that thou wilt vanquish me, Allah forfend that such thing should befal, and the like of thee should lord it over us and conquer our realm!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘The pro-Spartan councillors now lord it over the city - you must become part of their ruling elite.’

    Lion Of Macedon

  • Wherefore it behoveth us seek one who shall judge between us and appoint unto each his part, so the force full may not lord it over the feeble.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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