Now he was exerting his authority in another way.
I didn't mean to sound like some kind of authority on the subject.
"Get out," she said with as much authority as she could muster.
Still, what business could survive without a person with final authority on decisions?
Even then he had begun to distrust the authority of tradition and his teachers.
People that dictate the rules make decisions for others with much authority.
It is important to respect and submit to the authority to which you are assigned to.
He had neither authority nor right to ignore her emphatic command that he leave her place and remain silent about what he'd seen.
It had to be difficult to maintain any semblance of authority with a toddler clinging to his face, but he managed to do it.
Her father had been the final authority, but never had she questioned her mother's authority.
News and information that undermine their credibility or authority aren't so welcome either.
He's unaccustomed to having his authority challenged.
Anyone in authority seemed habitually out of the office after Dean gave his name.
She had no authority to access anything and no ability to see the emerops facilities or fed facilities.
It was thus practically a committee of the larger council, and assisted the king in his judicial work, its authority being as undefined as his own.
He had the authority to modify the documents for his benefit, but he decided not to abuse his power.