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He has a calm, gentle, yet authoritative manner — like a good meditation teacher.

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With control of an authoritative nameserver, malicious hackers could run man-in-the-middle attacks to silently intercept and redirect internet users going to legitimate sites to malicious webpages.

Link to reputable and authoritative websites to improve your site’s credibility in the eyes of Google and visitors.

In that regard, “The Nine Lives of Pakistan” feels like a throwback to a waning era of the authoritative journalistic account of an exotic elsewhere.

Because Google offers the most authoritative resource on the subject of what violates its guidelines.

Coren, a striking blond with an authoritative manner and a deep voice, stayed with the story all night and well into the next day.

Furthermore, they would not highlight such a piece no matter how carefully worded unless the sources were clearly authoritative.

These days, authoritative feminist discourse is no longer just a spectator sport.

Dunham makes fun of herself only so that she can then hedge and embrace an authoritative role.

Director Peter Bogdanovich wrote in the New York Times Book Review that John Wayne is “authoritative and thoroughly engaging.”

Each one of them is called by His authoritative command, as well as by the effectual influences of his Spirit.

Organised and authoritative religion the world over makes for ignorance, for poverty and superstition.

A standard and authoritative work enriched by copious illustrations.

It is the fullest and most authoritative of all the treatises on the subject and has a few illustrations.

He said something to the two men—a few sharp words in an authoritative tone—and they retired.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to authoritative, such as: accurate, authentic, definitive, dependable, factual, and reliable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.