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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a public official entrusted with administration of the laws adj. - Used of a person's appearance or behavior; Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.

Usage examples (38)
  • Or, lastly, the extraordinary magisterial authority was based on the right of delegation vested in the supreme magistrate.
  • Official magisterial functions
  • Though I was sometimes described as magisterial, she was never so described.
  • Gals just don't figure, but the misogyny, kooky and magisterial, is all part of the fun. for more
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