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synonyms for masterstroke

  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • act
  • action
  • adventure
  • attainment
  • conquest
  • consummation
  • coup
  • deed
  • effort
  • enterprise
  • execution
  • exploit
  • performance
  • stunt
  • triumph
  • venture
  • victory
  • gest
  • tour de force

antonyms for masterstroke

MOST RELEVANT
  • cessation
  • defeat
  • failure
  • forfeit
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • loss
  • neglect
  • passiveness
  • passivity
  • repose
  • rest
  • stoppage
  • surrender
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How to use masterstroke in a sentence

The artist’s stark brushstrokes and narrative masterstrokes make an affecting combination, as hope and heartbreak span generations.
BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS OF 2021MICHAEL CAVNA, DAVID BETANCOURTNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If this story were told more uncritically from Logan’s perspective, the box of doughnuts would be presented as a brilliant masterstroke, a way of intimidating his children into doing what he wants without setting foot in the room.
SUCCESSION TURNS A BOX OF DOUGHNUTS INTO A STEALTHY STATEMENT ABOUT ABUSEEMILY VANDERWERFFOCTOBER 25, 2021VOX
King also recounts the masterstrokes of her Hall of Fame career, including six years atop the world ranking and memorable battles in pursuit of 39 Grand Slam titles.
HOW A 12-YEAR-OLD BILLIE JEAN KING DECIDED TO CHANGE THE WORLDLIZ CLARKEAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And he was also capable of the masterstroke of impudence—putting out a pickup order, through Spaceforce, for his own name!
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Oedipus by a masterstroke of art is made to imagine that she has departed in shame, fearing he may be proved the son of a slave.
AUTHORS OF GREECET. W. LUMB
It was not a scheme generated in his teeming brain, like the strategy of a campaign, or a masterstroke of diplomacy.
TERRE NAPOLEONERNEST SCOTT
But the great Frenchman's masterstroke was his treaty with Gustavus Adolphus.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 11VARIOUS
When Fanny returned with your letter this morning, I prepared for a masterstroke.
GREAT PORTER SQUARE, V. 3BENJAMIN LEOPOLD FARJEON
As for you, Susan, it was a masterstroke your venturing into my den.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Matcham often thinks of the masterstroke by which he won the laughing witch who now.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MASTERSTROKE

  • SRO
  • achievement
  • bang
  • click
  • favorite
  • knockout
  • masterstroke
  • sellout
  • sensation
  • smash
  • triumph
  • winner
  • wow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.