Thesaurus / masterstroke

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Or is the abrupt third line of Joachim's speech to be regarded as a masterstroke of characterisation?

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.

It was a masterstroke of the bold policy of the new Government.

A Fantasy of Far JapanBaron Kencho Suyematsu

Then the old man pushed up the sleeves of his caftan, like one who prepares to execute a masterstroke.

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 Walker's masterstroke lay with Dobb, who, in a sense, represented Mrs. Garth and her daughter.

Whether what I called my masterstroke will really turn out to be one will be proved in a very short time.

Great Porter Square, v. 3Benjamin Leopold Farjeon

But the great Frenchman's masterstroke was his treaty with Gustavus Adolphus.

Ochino's arch-fiend, like Milton's, announces a masterstroke of genius.

Life of John MiltonRichard Garnett

Matcham often thinks of the masterstroke by which he won the laughing witch who now.

UlyssesJames Joyce

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