mastery mastery  /ˈmæ stə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
  2. (n) power to dominate or defeat
  3. (n) the act of mastering or subordinating someone

Usage(s):

  1. His mastery of the subject matter seems to make small talk unnecessary to him.
  2. He also inherited the full canon of irezumi, the 200-year-old art of Japanese tattoo, his mastery of which makes him the leading expert of this esoteric tradition.
  3. While her mastery of detail is impressive, it's her passionate style that transforms bleak facts into emotive stories that compel you to take action.

News

  1. How to Learn Guitar | “Guitar Scale Mastery” Teaches People How to Become Professional Guitarists – V-kool

    Guitar Scale Mastery created by Craig Bassett is a new membership site that provides people with guitar lessons, exercises, techniques, and detailed instructions on how to learn guitar fast. A full Guitar Scale Mastery overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if this website is reliable. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/how-to-learn-guitar/guitar-scale ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Pencil Drawing Techniques | “Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery” Teaches People How to Draw Realistic Pencil Portraits ...

    Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery created by Christopher Sia is a new program that provides people with pencil drawing techniques, and detailed instructions on how to draw realistic pencil portraits. A full Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery review on the site V-kool indicates if the program is worth buying. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pencil ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Mastery Technologies Releases New Mobile-Friendly Training Courses

    Mastery Technologies releases another batch of new Video On Demand, mobile-friendly training courses, covering topics such as driving heavy trucks, Microsoft Office, teamwork, and communication. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851052.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "In Lincoln's rise from poverty, his ultimate mastery of language and law, his capacity to overcome personal loss and remain determined in the face of repeated defeat - in all this, he reminded me not just of my own struggles. He also reminded me of...
    on Jun 27, 2005 By: Barack Obama Source: NewsMax.com

  2. "Anyone who picks a country guitar knows of his mastery of the instrument - one of the most inspirational stylists in the history of country music, a complete master," Paisley said. "I'm in debt to him for paving the way for myself and the...
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Brad Paisley Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "For the first time in my life I was amazed by the mastery with which Putin is able to hold onto power," political commentator Yulia Latynina wrote in the online Yezhednevny Zhurnal.
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Yulia Latynina Source: Detroit Free Press

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