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Wordnet 3.0


1. having or revealing supreme mastery or skill;
- Example: "a consummate artist"
- Example: "consummate skill"
- Example: "a masterful speaker"
- Example: "masterful technique"
- Example: "a masterly performance of the sonata"
- Example: "a virtuoso performance"
[syn: consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso(a)]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Masterful \Mas"ter*ful\, a. 1. Inclined to play the master; domineering; imperious; arbitrary. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the skill or power of a master; indicating or expressing power or mastery. [1913 Webster] His masterful, pale face. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

masterful adj 1: having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance" [syn: consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso(a)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "masterful": Daedalian, U, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, accomplished, adept, adroit, apt, arbitrary, archetypical, aristocratic, arrogant, artistic, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, bossy, bravura, brilliant, classic, clean, clever, consummate, coordinated, crack, crackerjack, cunning, cute, daedal, deft, despotic, developed, dexterous, dextrous, dictatorial, diplomatic, doctrinaire, dogmatic, dominating, domineering, elitist, excellent, exemplary, expert, exquisite, fancy, feudal, finished, first-rate, fully developed, good, goodish, graceful, grinding, handy, high and mighty, high-and-mighty, high-handed, hubristic, imperative, imperial, imperious, ingenious, lordly, magisterial, magistral, master, masterly, matchless, mature, matured, model, monocratic, neat, no mean, oppressive, overbearing, overruling, overweening, peerless, peremptory, perfected, polished, politic, preeminent, professional, proficient, quick, quintessential, quite some, ready, refined, repressive, resourceful, ripe, ripened, self-willed, severe, skilled, skillful, slick, some, statesmanlike, strict, stylish, superb, superior, superlative, suppressive, supreme, tactful, the compleat, the complete, transcendent, tyrannical, tyrannous, virtuoso, well-done, workmanlike