Obviously he isn't as overbearing as Alex.
But the young duke, galled by Louis's overbearing arrogance, eventually asserted his independence and joined the league of Austria, Spain and Venice against him in r690.
His overbearing manner made him numerous enemies, and, after being imprisoned on the death of Julian, he was put to death by Valens.
Born at Turin, he lost his father in 1675, and spent his youth under the regency of his mother, known as "Madama Reale" (madame royale), an able but ambitious and overbearing woman.
Dean felt equally acrimonious toward the overbearing state official whom he hadn't seen since the winter and who, in Dean's mind, had no business being back in Ouray.
It is, however, certain that nothing would have driven the Provinces to take part in the war but for the overbearing attitude of the British government with regard to the right of neutral shipping upon the seas, and the heavy losses sustained by Dutch commerce at the hands of British privateers.
Lange; as a retort to that writer's overbearing criticism, Lessing exposed with scathing satire Lange's errors in his popular translation of Horace.
1-3) that there was a resumption of intercourse more than once between Rome and Constantinople after 1054, and that the overbearing character of the Norman crusaders, and finally the horrors of the sack of Constantinople in the fourth crusade ' After the words " and in the Holy Ghost " of the Apostles' Creed the Constantinopolitan creed added " who proceedeth from the Father."
In the field he met with a whole series of reverses; and at court, where his rough and overbearing manners made him disliked, his influence was overshadowed by that of a series of incompetent favourites.
Bold, overbearing and unscrupulous, Sinan recoiled from no baseness to put a rival out of the way; while his insolence was not confined to foreign ambassadors, but was exercised towards his opponents in the sultan's presence.
Moreover, he built a number of forts which the people thought were intended for prisons; he filled the land with riotous and overbearing Swabians; he kept in prison Magnus, the heir to the duchy; and is said to have spoken of the Saxons in a tone of great contempt.
Cavalier in English was early applied in a contemptuous sense to an overbearing swashbuckler - a roisterer or swaggering gallant.
The 6th is related to degrees of courage, resolution, rashness or timidity; the 7th indicates sensitiveness, morality, good conduct, or immorality, overbearing temper and self-will.
But he was too hasty and overbearing.
The indirect light of the late afternoon sun was hot without being overbearing, like it would be in a few months.
Causes of friction still remained, but they did not develop into open quarrels, for Mitre was content to leave Urquiza in his province of Entre Rios, and the other administrators (caudillos) in their several governments, a large measure of autonomy, trusting that the position and growing commercial importance of Buenos Aires would inevitably tend to make the federal capital the real centre of power of the republic. In 1865 the Argentines were forced into war with Paraguay through the overbearing attitude of the president Francisco Solano Lopez.
Cynthia Darling Michael is driven to distraction by an overbearing mother's insistence that her healthy daughter is ill.
While the effort is commendable, and the actress playing the overbearing matriarch is especially good, most of the acting is unconvincing.
This is partly because of the individuals to whom you are attracted, and in part because you become so overbearing and dominating.
It was clearly out of keeping and too overbearing for the area.
Most of the six stories here fell grossly overwritten, with their well trodden themes often overbearing and self-consciously told.
overbearing mother 's insistence that her healthy daughter is ill.
overbearing father, Emma Frost is on her own for the very first time.
overbearing impact on residents whose rear gardens do not directly adjoin the existing hall.
overbearing effect on the local area.
Looks awful in caps, thought, much too overbearing.
His face was very pleasant; he looked high but not arrogant, manly but not overbearing.
Eccleston's portrayal now seems completely shorn of the slightly overbearing clowning which was evident in the first two episodes.
La Marche de l'Empereur featured a lovey-dovey dialog between the penguins and a score described by Variety magazine as " somewhat overbearing " .
And our sympathies end up being with the Levite trying to fend off this rather overbearing host.
This is never overbearing, but the beauty is in the clarity.
Honor plays Henry's mother to whose home the young Eliza retreats when Henry becomes overbearing.
timid cat with an aggressive overbearing cat.
His overbearing conduct while presiding at the trials of John Fries for treason, and of James Thompson Callender (d.
He was often inconsistent, he was generally intractable and overbearing, and he was always pompous and affected to a degree which, Macaulay has remarked, seems scarcely compatible with true greatness.
But though he won considerable successes, his overbearing and despotic behaviour and the suspicion that he was intriguing with the Persian king alienated the sympathies of those under his command: he was recalled by the ephors, and his successor, Dorcis, was a weak man who allowed the transference of the hegemony from Sparta to Athens to take place without striking a blow (see Delian League).
Though at first his long hair, his threadbare cloak and his staff furnished the subject of many a jest, and his harsh and overbearing manner caused grave discontent, yet the rapidity and decisiveness of his movements, won the sympathy and respect of the Syracusans.
He is proud and overbearing.
Never put a shy timid cat with an aggressive overbearing cat.
The overbearing parents attempted to segregate the two lovers.
Rated as one of the top men's modern cologne by Ask Men, Marc Jacobs Men received rave reviews because of its ability to be noticeable without overbearing, its subtle sex appeal, and sense of softness and mystery.
Avoid big, bold prints and overbearing colors.
These are usually approached in a very philosophical manner and have often times been criticized as being overbearing.
It doesn't feel as cluttered or overbearing as Yahoo does and I've yet to find a game that I seriously dislike.
For a child, the stressor may not be just a single event, but may occur in response to what a child may perceive as excessive demands from an authoritarian or an overbearing parent.
Clothes that are too formal could make you seem too stiff or overbearing.
In fact, sporting an accessory with a camouflage pattern is the best way to wear this look - it's minimal, no fuss and much less overbearing than going head-to-toe.
Aries can be very demanding of his partners; if he becomes overbearing it is better to stand up for yourself than to suffer in silence.
Metallic colors such as gold, bronze, silver and pewter also add simple sophistication without being overbearing.
Would a traditional tribal tat look overbearing on you?
Nobody enjoys an overbearing sales pitch.
In episode 18, Ben and Michelle were having issues with Michelle's overbearing father and Ben's controlling mother.
Farrah gives birth to a baby girl named Sophia and is faced with finishing high school, juggling mommy duties and dealing with her overbearing mother, who constantly admonishes the teen for making bad choices.
Donning a fabric print may seem too overbearing for some ladies, which is exactly why zebra nail art is a creative way to rock this look without overpowering your frame or wardrobe.
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