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1. Having command; controlling.
2. Dominating, as by magnitude or position: took a commanding lead at the polls; a commanding view of the ocean.

com·mand′ing·ly adv.
com·mand′ing·ness n.


[kəˈmɑːndɪŋlɪ] ADV [speak] → de forma autoritaria, imperiosamente


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And yet, somehow, did Ahab --in his own proper self, as daily, hourly, and every instant, commandingly revealed to his subordinates, --Ahab seemed an independent lord; the Parsee but his slave.
Knightley seemed determined to be heard in his turn, for most resolutely and commandingly did he say,
Naught is your science of man, naught is your science of the stars," said the archdeacon, commandingly.
Doctor Emory glanced warningly to Doctor Masters, and Doctor Masters glanced authoritatively at the sergeant who glanced commandingly at his two policemen.
I could not hear a sound, but through my glasses I saw the thin arm extended commandingly, the lower jaw moving, the eyes of that apparition shining darkly far in its bony head that nodded with grotesque jerks.
Daniel Day-Lewis, capping this stage of his career in commandingly elegant fashion in Phantom Thread; Daniel Kaluuya, putting an indelibly human face on black suffering and retribution in Get Out; and my favourite of the bunch, Timothee Chalamet, who took us on perhaps the year?
Spurs outplayed United so commandingly Jose Mourinho substituted Paul Pogba in the second half and it was a case of deja vu on Sunday.
At even a whiff of drama on the playground of my Missouri public school, the monitor would race over with her whistle hanging commandingly around her neck.
He is commandingly beautiful and erotically disturbing as the god drops his cloak to partly reveal his genitals--but for other reasons than infant Christs in our own religious art, as once explored by Leo Steinberg.
Anderson's chapter on Victorian "High Realism," her longest and strongest, moves commandingly through seminal novels by Dickens, Trollope, and Eliot, unpacking their twin urges to critique systemic inequality and to privilege individual character.
Gibson's book tells an essential part of that history commandingly well.

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