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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an authoritative manner; In an overbearingly domineering manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a magisterial pronouncement by the director of the board. ,a magisterial tone of command. ,The judge spoke with magisterial gravity....
  • There's Zeus, played by Liam Neeson with a beard best described as magisterially scraggly.
  • It's always a joy to see bad writing get its come-uppance, and Mr Winchester is a 'magisterially' bad writer!
  • Maigret was magisterially serious as he got up, saying: for more
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