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mas·ter·ful

 (măs′tər-fəl)
adj.
1. Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious: "Do you agree with me that I have a right to be a little masterful, abrupt; perhaps exacting, sometimes" (Charlotte Brontë).
2. Having or showing mastery or skill; expert: a masterful technique; masterful at filmmaking.

mas′ter·ful·ly adv.
mas′ter·ful·ness n.
Usage Note: According to a widely repeated dictum, masterful should be reserved for the sense "imperious, domineering" (as in a masterful tone of voice), whereas masterly should be the choice when the intended sense is "having the skill of a master" (as in a masterly performance of the sonata). But in practice writers have been less heedful, and today masterful is well attested with the meaning "finely skilled." In fact, the word masterful is far more likely to occur before words like performance and ability than masterly is.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.masterfully - in a skillfully masterful mannermasterfully - in a skillfully masterful manner; with the skill of a master; "the young boy played the violin sonata masterfully"
Translations
بِحُب للسَّيْطَرَه
pánovitě
myndigt
önkényeskedően
meî ráîríki; mynduglega
ustaca

masterfully

[ˈmɑːstəfəlɪ] ADVmagistralmente

masterfully

advmeisterhaft; controlüberlegen, souverän; play, kick etcgekonnt

masterfully

[ˈmɑːstəfəlɪ] adv (see adj) → imperiosamente, magistralmente

master

(ˈmaːstə) feminine mistress (ˈmistris) noun
1. a person or thing that commands or controls. I'm master in this house!
2. an owner (of a slave, dog etc). The dog ran to its master.
3. a male teacher. the Maths master.
4. the commander of a merchant ship. the ship's master.
5. a person very skilled in an art, science etc. He's a real master at painting.
6. (with capital) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking. Master John Smith.
adjective
(of a person in a job) fully qualified, skilled and experienced. a master builder/mariner/plumber.
verb
1. to overcome (an opponent, handicap etc). She has mastered her fear of heights.
2. to become skilful in. I don't think I'll ever master arithmetic.
ˈmasterful adjective
showing the power, authority or determination of a master. a masterful man.
ˈmasterfully adverb
ˈmasterfulness noun
ˈmasterly adjective
showing the skill of a master. His handling of the situation was masterly.
ˈmasterliness noun
ˈmastery noun
(usually with over or of) control, great skill or knowledge. We have gained mastery over the enemy.
master key
a key which opens a number of locks.
ˈmastermind noun
the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme. He was the mastermind behind the scheme.
verb
to plan (such a scheme). Who masterminded the robbery?
ˈmasterpiece noun
a piece of work or art worthy (to be called the greatest achievement) of a master. He considers this picture his masterpiece.
master stroke
a very clever thing to do. This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke.
master switch
a switch for controlling a number of other switches. There is a master switch that controls all the electricity.
master of ceremonies abbreviation ( MC)
a person who announces the various stages of an entertainment, formal social gathering, series of speakers at a dinner etc. The master of ceremonies introduced the speaker.
References in classic literature ?
It was a favour of the Western King, who rules masterfully the North Atlantic from the latitude of the Azores to the latitude of Cape Farewell.
What constitutes his distinguishing note as a writer is the recognition of the religious, the Catholic, ideal, intervening masterfully throughout the picture he presents of life, as the only mode of poetry realizable by the poor; and although, of course, it does a great deal more beside, certainly doing the high work of poetry effectively.
Mark's, one is calm in the cellar; for its details are masterfully ugly, no misplaced and impertinent beauties are intruded anywhere; and the consequent result is a grand harmonious whole, of soothing, entrancing, tranquilizing, soul-satisfying ugliness.
Besides, Romance had gilded him, this doughty, rough-hewn adventurer of the North, this man of many deeds and many millions, who had come down out of the Arctic to wrestle and fight so masterfully with the men of the South.
Ossipon, I think that you are a humbug," the Professor said, opening masterfully the doors of the renowned Silenus.
The suppressed fierceness of his character carried him on after the first word or two masterfully enough.
Thus masterfully did he go about among the host, and the people hurried back to the council from their tents and ships with a sound as the thunder of surf when it comes crashing down upon the shore, and all the sea is in an uproar.
A man that would think as he thought, that would feel as he felt; a man who would be part of himself, and yet remain to trample masterfully on that earth when he was gone?
Italian novelist Alessandro Barbero masterfully re-creates the Zeitgeist of Gorbachev's Russia through an array of carefully crafted and dynamic characters.
Rich, varied and vivid Masterfully crafted poetry that touches the heart.
Sprawling sentences full of passivity and exposition are masterfully written (and also masterfully translated by Barbara F.
Chris Amhrein, what a masterfully penned parable, my friend ("Ditch Christmas past with a better present," AA&B 12/09).