magisterially magisterially


  1. (adv) in an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator
  2. (adv) in an authoritative and magisterial manner


  1. Tom Kneebone makes of the Dauphin a mixture of skittish cravenness and caustic venom, while William Needles' inquisitor is magisterially forbidding.
  2. Not that there is much wrong with normal sex, Diplock ruled magisterially, even for men in high places.
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