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Definition of Masterful

  • Inclined to play the master; domineering; imperious; arbitrary.
  • Having the skill or power of a master; indicating or expressing power or mastery.

How to use masterful in a sentence. Masterful pronunciation.

If it was so, then, come what might, this masterful Inglesi should pay the price.
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CXII Josiah Graves in his masterful way made arrangements, becoming but economical, for the funeral; and when it was over came back to the vicarage with Philip.
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First she was annoyed that there was no cab to free her from his company; then she recalled vaguely something that Mary had said to make her think ill of him; she could not remember what, but the recollection, combined with his masterful ways-why did he walk so fast down this side street?-made her more and more conscious of a person of marked, though disagreeable, force by her side.
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His manoeuvring tactics and masterful strategy.
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His tactics were as masterful as his strategy.
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Considering everything, his paucity of men and means, the necessity always upon him of reckoning with political as well as with military situations, and his success in holding even Grant at bay so long, Lee's masterful campaigns of 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865 not only constitute him the foremost military virtuoso of his own land, but write his name high on the scroll of the greatest captains of history, beside those of Gustavus Adolphus, William of Orange, Tilly, Frederic the Great, Prince Eugene, Napoleon, Wellington, and Von Moltke.
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Like all masterful men, he went direct to the thing he wanted.
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Applehead's voice had a masterful sharpness that made the three tighten reins involuntarily.
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He found Borrow's "masterful manners and irritable temper uncongenial," {209} but succeeded, unlike many other friends, in having no quarrel with him.
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Freda was a more masterful woman.
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Tenderness, masterful in him now, matched the absence of joy and blunted the knife-edge of entering jealousy.
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The whole country is terrorized by a conspiracy of a few bold and masterful men.
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Up there against the heroic figure of Henry Clay he looked more diminutive, more insignificant than ever; but oddly enough he had attained a sudden dignity which made him seem intensely masterful and alive.
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As I did this my other hand was caught by someone in a warm, eager clasp, and I was guided along with an infinitely tender yet masterful touch which I had no hesitation in obeying.
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The girl, under the influence of his masterful spirit and the rare charm of his manner, might have-as many another has -broken her troth.
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He was a masterful man, with the gray eyes of a diplomat, and he knew Leroux as did few men.
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M. Max, by strategy, masterful because it was simple, so arranged matters that at about twelve o'clock he found himself strolling with Sir Brian Malpas toward the latter's chambers in Piccadilly.
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His extraordinary good looks and masterful energetic ways had made an impression on her schoolgirl mind from the beginning.
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The words were not mere platitudes-the soul of a good man looked from the clear and masterful eyes.
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The weak and vacillating will now manifests itself as a dominant, masterful power-of-will and the stagnant mentality of the stammerer has now given place to a vigorous, forceful, creative mental power.
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Examples of Masterful

Example #1
He thought of the den of lions hard by, of the cage of tigers-the menagerie not a thousand feet away.
Example #2
Perhaps even now his own palace was surrounded.
Example #3
The will was in his charge, and with a due sense of the fitness of things he read it to Philip over an early cup of tea.
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The bluebottle buzzed, buzzed noisily against the windowpane.
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She stopped and, looking round her for a cab, sighted one in the distance.
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The silence was prolonged, and at length drew her attention to him.