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  • Commandingly — Com*mand ing*ly, adv. In a commanding manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commandingly — commanding ► ADJECTIVE 1) indicating or expressing authority; imposing. 2) possessing or giving superior strength: a commanding lead. DERIVATIVES commandingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • commandingly — adverb see commanding …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commandingly — adverb In a commanding fashion …   Wiktionary

  • commandingly — adv. authoritatively, imposingly, domineeringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commandingly — com·mand·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • commandingly — adverb see commanding …   Useful english dictionary

  • commanding — commandingly, adv. commandingness, n. /keuh man ding, mahn /, adj. 1. being in command: a commanding officer. 2. appreciably superior or imposing; winning; sizable: a commanding position; a commanding lead in the final period. 3. having the air,… …   Universalium

  • tennis — /ten is/, n. a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half. Cf. lawn tennis. See illus. under racket2.… …   Universalium

  • commanding — adjective Date: 1591 1. drawing attention or priority < a commanding presence > 2. difficult to overcome < a commanding lead > • commandingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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