masterful masterful  /ˈmæ stər fəl/


  • (adj) having or revealing supreme mastery or skill



  1. His stewardship has been so masterful that in times of crisis Thais invariably turn to one man: King Bhumibol.
  2. He did a masterful job navigating the always perilous waters of the confirmation process.
  3. Elastic defense can be masterful, as Rommel's retreat to Tunisia was, or merely chaotic.


  1. ‘Gettysburg’: sins of omission and commission in a brutal war

    Allen Guelzo’s “Gettysburg: the Last Invasion” is a masterful study of the pivotal battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg’s 150th anniversary is July 1-3. Hampton Newsome’s “Richmond Must Fall” tells the lesser known story of the October 1864 battles fought aro
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. H.S. Senior Spotlight: Isaias Quiroz catching attention for baseball prowess at St. Joseph

    Isaias Quiroz €” “IQ” to his friends and teammates €” did a masterful job of handling Kaminsky, who was chosen in the first round of the major league draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. And it wasn’t just the way Quiroz handled himself behind the plate or his rifle arm that caught their attention.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Matt Harvey gets no-decision as Mets fall to Nats, 6-4

    The Mets’ ace pitcher was brilliant as usual Friday night, allowing three hits and striking out 11 over seven masterful innings. But he was betrayed by his bullpen, which squandered a three-run eighth-inning lead to saddle Harvey with yet another no-decision.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Record


  1. The pilot "did a masterful job of landing the plane in the river and then making sure that everybody got out," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. "He walked the plane twice after everybody else was off, and tried to verify that there was nobody...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: FOXNews

  2. In a statement, Orly Adelson, president of Dick Clark Productions, the show's producer, called Kimmel "a masterful host with incredible spontaneity and wit; audiences can expect a great night."
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Dick Clark Source: FOXNews

  3. "That was vintage Roy," Astros manager Phil Garner said. "He did a masterful job."
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Phil Garner Source: USA Today

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amiable amiable
/ˈeɪ mi ə bəl /