commanded (part of speech: verb)
- I fell on my knees, and then toppled over backward on the floor; and it griped me again, perhaps one hour, perhaps two. - "Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13)", Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009.
- I was however exceedingly anxious to give the horses a day's rest; for several of them were seriously griped, and had either taken something that disagreed with them, or were beginning to suffer from constant work and irregularity of food. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.
- Thus history had for Durtal supplanted the novel, whose forced banality, conventionality, and tidy structure of plot simply griped him. - "LÃ -bas", J. K. Huysmans.