One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he looked self-assured and masterful’
commanding, powerful, controlling, imposing, magisterial, lordly, authoritative, dominating, domineering, overbearing, overweening, imperious, bossy, peremptory, high-handed, arrogant, autocratic, dictatorial, tyrannical, despotic
weak, meek, wimpish
2‘their masterful handling of the situation’
expert, adept, clever, masterly
skilful, skilled, adroit, proficient, deft, dexterous, accomplished, polished, excellent, superb, superlative, consummate, first-rate, peerless, fine
informal crack, stellar, ace
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