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masterfully

[ mas-ter-fuhl, mah-ster- ]SEE DEFINITION OF masterfully

Synonyms for masterfully

  • famously
  • magnificently
  • splendidly
  • admirably
  • distinctively
  • divinely
  • exquisitely
  • extremely well
  • fine
  • flawlessly
  • incomparably
  • ingeniously
  • marvelously
  • nobly
  • notably
  • perfectly
  • remarkably
  • sensationally
  • skillfully
  • superbly
  • supremely
  • swimmingly
  • well
  • wonderfully
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Antonyms for masterfully

  • awkwardly
  • badly
  • poorly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MASTERFULLY

In the old days he had taken his own masterfully, with no doubts.

He talked of her and looked at her and spoke, masterfully and yet shyly, of being with her in New York.

Boyle passed his arm around her promptly, firmly, masterfully.

She swung her keys on a black riband and gazed at him masterfully.

Masterfully he led the girl out through the doorway to the hall.

She held him masterfully; her voice was stern in her command to him to lie still.

He was looking down at her not only adoringly, but masterfully.

He slipped his free arm round her, and drew her to him masterfully.

"One moment," he entreated, and masterfully signalled Marrier to depart.

Lois marched first into the lift, masterfully, as though she inhabited the block.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "fond of being a master," from master (n.) + -ful. Sense evolved through "having capabilities to command" (c.1400) to "characterized by a master's skill" (1610s). Related: Masterfully.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MASTERFULLY

excellently

adverbvery well
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