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Origin of masterly
words often confused with masterly
OTHER WORDS FROM masterlymas·ter·li·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for masterly
How her role became more “maternal rather than marital,” and branding Hawking an “all-powerful emperor” and “masterly puppeteer.”The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ten years of sweat by Charles Graeber lead to a masterly account of a man trusted to heal who instead killed with impunity.My Favorite Books of 2013: Jill Lepore, Adelle Waldman, James Salter & More|Lucas Wittmann|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How he did it in the year 1973 is explained by Horne in a masterly and compelling way.
I grinned behind the spy's back at this masterly way of getting George's servant to do James's work.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
He is now best known from Dryden's masterly portrait of him in the "Absalom and Achitophel."The Town|Leigh Hunt
He knew the excessive apprehension felt at the North for the safety of Washington city, and he played upon it with masterly skill.The History of the Confederate War, Its Causes and Its Conduct, Volume I (of 2)|George Cary Eggleston
Once or twice, when a Master thought his was turned, he caught the same look in Masterly eyes, directed at him or at Lanze.A Slave is a Slave|Henry Beam Piper
To those who have read of his masterly solution of the diamond cross mystery the colonel needs no introduction.The Golf Course Mystery|Chester K. Steele