master stroke

[ mas-ter-strohk, mah-ster- ]SEE DEFINITION OF master stroke

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His mien was that of a general who sees his way to a master stroke of strategy.

This proved to be such a master stroke of diplomacy as Johnnie had not imagined.

On the contrary, he believed it to be a master stroke of cunning.

British slowness had wrecked the master stroke of Joffre's strategy.

"It would be a master stroke to seize that man," Michael the Basque observed.

Who, but a woman could have conceived such a master stroke of genius?

This was a master stroke—a tour de force—a knock-out—anything you will.

He looked about him for some supreme inspiration—some master stroke.

I believed I had made a master stroke which would disarm all suspicion.

He saw that only by a master stroke could the crown be saved for the true king.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MASTER STROKE

tour de force

nounspectacular achievement
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