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Dear Thief is worthy of the abused critical adjectives philosophical, atmospheric, and masterful.
The pageant did achieve the dubious honor of becoming a masterful example of "show" versus "tell."
The scenes between Redmayne and Jones where the latter party struggles to pull him away from the edge are masterful.Oscar's Battle of the Brits: Pals Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne Vie for the Gold|Marlow Stern|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“When I first met Ed, I thought he was a peculiar guy, but when I got my hands on the book, it was masterful,” Osse said.Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment|Daniel Genis|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is, until she started her fifth year as the elegant, masterful Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife.‘The Good Wife’s Christine Baranski on Life After Will Gardner’s Death|Jason Lynch|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is turbulent and muddy; hard to pass and masterful of mood: noisy and of brief continuance.The Golden Sayings of Epictetus|Epictetus
You are growing too masterful altogether, and have none of the quiet demeanor and peaceful air which becomes an honest citizen.St. George for England|G. A. Henty
We stood by passively while the masterful doctor heckled and hustled the unhappy Center of Culture into his car.A Woman Named Smith|Marie Conway Oemler
He turned into a restaurant, and in a masterful and overbearing way ordered his dinner.The Colossus|Opie Read
The masterful, consuming rage of two years past was gone out of his eyes.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle