masterfully masterfully  /ˈmæ stər fə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a skillfully masterful manner; with the skill of a master

Usage(s):

  1. Most humiliating: Sony lost its leadership in portable music players by failing to capitalize on the popularity of MP3 files--a gap that Apple's iPod has exploited masterfully.
  2. The Person of the Year package, as well as People Who Mattered, was masterfully overseen by deputy managing editor Steve Koepp.
  3. The Bush team promised to crimp the flow of information from the White House and Fleischer executed that policy masterfully.

News

  1. 'Readers Guide: Robert J. Oppenheimer: a Life Inside the Center' at Oak Ridge Library

    Nearly 70 years ago, the Allied push into Western Europe began with the opening salvo called D-Day. Despite clashes of egos and disagreements, the forces steadfastly battled the German war machine for 11 months to finally end Hitler’s hold on the continent. In “The Guns of Last Light” (940.542) Rick Atkinson masterfully brings to its conclusions his award-winning trilogy on the liberation of ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Oak Ridger

  2. Nashoba falls in state championship

    LOWELL -- Nashoba Regional's magical ride through the postseason came to a disappointing end Saturday afternoon at LeLacheur Park. Bridgewater-Raynham senior left-hander Mike Bruemmel had a lot to do with that. Bruemmel was as good as advertised, masterfully baffling Nashoba for a two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts in a 4-0 victory in the Division 1 state final. "The kid pitched a great game ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "Nelson Mandela was a great leader who masterfully used the 1995 World Cup to promote national reconciliation," said De Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela in 1993.
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: FW de Klerk Source: USA Today

  2. "I have to make sure the zoo keeps running. He planned all of that masterfully. He planned this wonderful business so that it could continue if anything happened to him," Terri Irwin said.
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Terri Irwin Source: Independent Online

  3. "This is the greatest story that's never been told," says Paxton. "Based on the facts and evidence that Vincent Bugliosi so masterfully presents, it's a story that has haunted me and my generation our whole lives. On a personal note, I saw...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Bill Paxton Source: Media Newswire (press release)

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