masterliness

[ mas-ter-lee, mah-ster- ]SEE DEFINITION OF masterliness
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None of Chopin's compositions surpass in masterliness of form and beauty and poetry of contents his ballades.

The dominant expression of his face—which he tried to cover with an assumption of masterliness—was worry.

So simple and apparently unstudied is its beauty, that we do not realize the masterliness of its art.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "overbearing;" 1660s, "skillful," from master (n.) + -ly.

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