bulk large

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Verb1.bulk large - hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
hang - be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
eclipse, overshadow, dominate - be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
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"Given that defence and related matters bulk large during my time as Prime Minister, it is appropriate that UNSW Canberra, at the Australian Defence Force Academy, should be the place for my papers."
Although the United States and Europe bulk large in this study, it would not be fair to say that the focus is Eurocentric.
These latter bulk large in the author's analysis of Swahili hegemony over the subservient Giriama--who, she says, contribute to their own subjection.