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adjective as in authoritative


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Elba is always magisterial, and for years now, his fans have been floating his name as a candidate for the next James Bond.

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Called “The Sword and Sovereignty,” it is a magisterial work running to more than 2,000 pages.

He lacks the magisterial tone of Colm Tóibín or the florid and fertile imagination of Patrick McCabe.

It is a picture of tragic grandeur, painted in sombre and magisterial colours on the fiery vault of hell.

Old Lecamus maintained his paternal and magisterial dignity; he observed his son and said little.

During the difficult beginnings of a household I, perhaps, assumed a magisterial tone?

Relinquishing his magisterial powers, necessity compelled him to return home before spring, accompanied by some of his people.

Such was the man entrusted with more than magisterial power.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magisterial, such as: autocratic, domineering, egotistic, imperious, masterful, and pompous.

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