Synonyms of 'commanding'
in a position or situation where success looks certainRight now you're in a very commanding position.
having the air of authorityThe voice at the other end of the line was serious and commanding.
She has an authoritative manner.
An imposing figure loomed over me.
The film's special effects are particularly impressive.
an assertive style of management
He was a man of forceful character.
He treated his colleagues in a peremptory manner.
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in the sense of advantageous
She was determined to prise what she could from an advantageous situation.
in the sense of assertive
confident and direct in dealing with othersan assertive style of management
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