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masterful

adjective uk   /ˈmɑː.stə.fəl/ us    /ˈmæs.tɚ-/

masterful adjective (ABLE TO CONTROL)

able to control people and situations in a confident way: Once she became a prosecutor, she quickly established herself as a masterful trial lawyer. He has a deep, masterful voice.

masterful adjective (SKILFUL)

If an action is masterful, it is very skilful: a masterful performance
masterfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
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