EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAGISTERIAL
A magisterial study it was, which not one of our "young masters" could paint.
Such was the man entrusted with more than magisterial power.
I have had the magisterial account already, and now wish to have yours.
"Then I am more learned than they are," said l'Encuerado, with a magisterial air.
It was in this magisterial attitude that he began the examination.
"Let the recognizances be estreated," was the magisterial comment.
I never allow anything to interfere with my magisterial duties.
There is little that is official or magisterial about the volumes.
A policeman in front of him was holding up a magisterial hand.
Nevertheless, in his most magisterial voice he demanded: "What are you doing here?"
1630s, from Medieval Latin magisterialis "of or pertaining to the office of magistrate, director, or teacher," from Late Latin magisterius "having authority of a magistrate," from magister "chief, director" (see master (n.)). Related: Magisterially.
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