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Example sentences from the Web for commanding
This is both an outstanding work of scholarship and a commanding visual document.
As his later wartime record would show, Jackson was extremely competent in the many skills required of a commanding general.
Early polling shows her with a commanding—if not outright prohibitive—lead among Democratic voters.
At one point the commanding general, General Throckmorton, was told that there was gunfire raking a street.Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Shows Us How Not to Govern|Eleanor Clift|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scourges, he says, “are killers who act, momentarily, as agents freed from sacred order and its commanding truths.”
Like all men of commanding sense and character, he was exacting.Throckmorton|Molly Elliot Seawell
I was not thinking of commanding the flanking party myself, sir.A Victorious Union|Oliver Optic
But it is of far more importance that you learn to command yourself, than that you should be raised higher in commanding others.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6|John Gibson Lockhart
Only the commanding officer leaned out of his window to chuckle at me.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
His combined features were commanding and prepossessing, his physiognomy indicating a gigantic intellect.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson