Raising 9/11 at the debate as a psychic event rather than one of national security was a masterstroke that won the day.
If that was what was in his mind three years ago—it was a masterstroke and one that may end up prolonging his regime.
It was not a scheme generated in his teeming brain, like the strategy of a campaign, or a masterstroke of diplomacy.
Dada used to say, that it is the devil's masterstroke to get us to accuse him.
It was a masterstroke, and so Sybil pronounced it afterwards.
When Fanny returned with your letter this morning, I prepared for a masterstroke.
It might have been, from his large assent to it, a masterstroke of high policy.
As for you, Susan, it was a masterstroke your venturing into my den.
Oedipus by a masterstroke of art is made to imagine that she has departed in shame, fearing he may be proved the son of a slave.
Matcham often thinks of the masterstroke by which he won the laughing witch who now.