magisterial


magisterial
magisterial [maj΄is tir′ē əl]
adj.
[ML magisterialis < LL magisterius < L magister, a MASTER]
1. of or suitable for a magistrate or master
2. showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
3. authoritative; official
4. domineering; pompous
SYN.- MASTERFUL
magisterially
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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