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mastery

ma stuh ree

  • n  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
  • n  power to dominate or defeat
    mastery of the seas
  • n  the act of mastering or subordinating someone

  • His mastery of the subject matter seems to make small talk unnecessary to him.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Brad Paisley in International Herald Tribune
    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... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA NewsMax.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2005/6/27/112312.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEAyIoyaYI1MGM9mv5XOv7gTP6xkg Jun 27, 2005 61796 82474 mastery 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...
  • Yulia Latynina in Detroit Free Press
    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.

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