from The Century Dictionary.
- In an overruling manner.
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- adverb So as to
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The First Lieutenant who at the outset had not unnaturally assumed primacy in the court, now overrulingly instructed by a glance from Captain Vere, a glance more effective than words, resumed that primacy.
Billy Budd 1924