learned (part of speech: verb)
dominated (part of speech: verb)
mastered (part of speech: verb)
directed (part of speech: verb)
influenced (part of speech: verb)
defeated (part of speech: verb)
conquered, overcome, overcame, overthrew, outdone, surmounted, humbled, overthrown, overpowered, routed, trounced, foiled, whipped, subjected, beat, quelled, crushed, won, subdued, defeated, checkmated, beaten, triumphed, trumped, overturned, vanquished, outdid, captured, outplayed
commanded (part of speech: verb)
- Mowbray's resolute features must have shown the irritation which mastered him, for the Franciscan added:- " Be not angered with your friend. - "The Great Mogul", Louis Tracy.
- He had ideas, he mastered Fortune. - "One of Our Conquerors, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- Have we not mastered the greatest danger in the first step? - "Rienzi", Edward Bulwer Lytton.