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Word: dominate

Definition: control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;


Sentences Containing 'dominate'

The light masses instead of the dark masses dominate the pictures, which have great brilliancy.
It will depend on the nature of the artist and on the nature of his theme how far this underlying unity will dominate the expression in his work; and how far it will be overlaid and hidden behind a rich garment of variety.
One or other quality will dominate in a successful work; and it is not advisable to try and combine too many different points of view as, in the confusion of ideas, directness of expression is lost.
But no good portrait is without some of the qualities of all these points of view, whichever may dominate the artist's intention.
The gloomy building rose from the bosom of the ocean with imposing majesty and seemed to dominate the scene.

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