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overbearing (root: overbear)

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  •  Overpowering; subduing; repressing.  I. Watts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent.  [1913 Webster]



absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, ascendant, assertive, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, big, bossy, bullying, cavalier, condescending, despotic, dictatorial, disdainful, dogmatic, domineering, feudal, grinding, haughty, high and mighty, high-and-mighty, high-faluting, high-flown, high-handed, high-headed, high-nosed, highfalutin, hoity-toity, imperative, imperial, imperious, insolent, lofty, lordly, magisterial, magistral, master, masterful, monocratic, officious, oppressive, overruling, overweening, paramount, patronizing, peremptory, predominant, predominate, preponderant, pretentious, prevalent, proud, purse-proud, pushy, regnant, repressive, severe, snooty, snotty, sovereign, strict, stuck-up, supercilious, superior, suppressive, toplofty, tyrannical, tyrannous, uppish, uppity, upstage




N insolence, haughtiness, arrogance, airs, overbearance, domineering, tyranny, impertinence, sauciness, flippancy, dicacity, petulance, procacity, bluster, swagger, swaggering, bounce, terrorism, assumption, presumption, beggar on horseback, usurpation, impudence, assurance, audacity, hardihood, front, face, brass, shamelessness, effrontery, hardened front, face of brass, assumption of infallibility, saucebox, insolent, haughty, arrogant, imperious, magisterial, dictatorial, arbitrary, high-handed, high and mighty, contumelious, supercilious, overbearing, intolerant, domineering, overweening, high-flown, flippant, pert, fresh, cavalier, saucy, forward, impertinent, malapert, precocious, assuming, would-be, bumptious, bluff, brazen, shameless, aweless, unblushlng, unabashed, brazen, boldfaced-, barefaced-, brazen-faced, dead to shame, lost to shame, impudent, audacious, presumptuous, free and easy, devil-may-care, rollicking, jaunty, janty, roistering, blustering, hectoring, swaggering, vaporing, thrasonic, fire eating, full of sound and fury, with a high hand, ex cathedra, one's bark being worse than his bite, beggars mounted run their horse to death, quid times? Caesarem vehis, wagahai wa (expressing superiority).

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