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Adjective
Ruled
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Having lines
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Having been recommended or approved, typically by an authority
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Having lines, ruled
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Allowed by the rules
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Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
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Subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence
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Being at the mercy of
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Controlled by external means for proper operation
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To have been in charge or command of
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“Although Polyneices is next in line to rule Thebes, Eteocles claims the throne for himself.”
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To have determined or judged
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“Contrary to submissions made by the plaintiff, I rule that the defendants are parties to the action.”
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To have determined or dictated
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Past tense for to restrain or have control over
“We cannot allow fear to rule our lives.”
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Past tense for to be in power
“Mary Tudor, the first queen regnant of England, would rule from 1553 until her death in 1558.”
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Past tense for to be a dominant or powerful factor
“Pete Sampras would rule as the premier tennis player of the 90s.”
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Past tense for to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level
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“If you cannot rule your emotions, your emotions will rule you.”
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Past tense for to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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Past tense for to declare to be
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Past tense for stipulate action to be taken
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Past tense for to be impressive
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Past tense for to limit, restrict, or inhibit
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Past tense for to reach a decision or recommendation
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Past tense for to enact or establish legally or legislatively
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Past tense for make less powerful and easier to control
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Past tense for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Past tense for to forcibly impose obedience or servitude
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Past tense for prove more powerful or superior
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Past tense for to reach a decision or recommendation
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Past tense for to remain valid or unaltered
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Past tense for to have as a belief or opinion
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Past tense for to instruct or urge (someone) to do something
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Past tense for to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
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Past tense for seize, take over
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Past tense for to penalize someone for a punishable offense
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Past tense for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Past tense for to overcome or defeat
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