Controlling and Master


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Controlling adjective – Able to control or determine policy.
Master is a synonym for controlling in dominant topic. In some cases you can use "Master" instead the word "Controlling" as a verb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like governing.
Nearby Words: control, controlled, controller, controllable, controllability
Synonyms for Controlling


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Master adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Controlling is a synonym for master in main topic. You can use "Controlling" instead an adjective "Master", if it concerns topics such as dominant, governing.
Nearby Words: mastery, masterly, masterful, mastered, masterfully
Synonyms for Master

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  • Master of Illusion Mad Mod in the Teen Titans animated series is a tech-based master of illusion, controlling holographic emitters by use of his cane.
  • Dieter Tautz, a yoga master in the film Scanners is said to be capable of controlling his heart rate and several other usually uncontrollable body functions.
  • Badly Battered Babysitter The platform game Sleepwalker had the player controlling a hapless dog tasked with stopping his master from waking up as he sleepwalked all over the city.
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