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You have to know how to cook to some degree before you can disregard recipes altogether, and there is little motivation to push through the cacophony of internet cooking advice until you have achieved that mastery.

From Eater

Some were vegan, most made use of local ingredients and all of them demonstrated a mastery of the unique and time-consuming skill of making molded or enrobed chocolates.

ULesson didn’t share any data on effectiveness and outcomes, but says it’s in the process of conducting a study with the University of Georgia to track mastery.

Niekro’s pitch, and his mastery of it, helped propel his singular career.

While the trio’s work suggests that less seasoned workers often feel as though they have little to offer, asking for help is giving someone else an opportunity to be of service and to tap into their own sense of expertise, even mastery.

From Fortune

Mark Twain famously said courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.

In most battles, the rounds focus on battlers tearing each other down or hyping their own mastery of battle skills.

Here, the founder of the law and literature movement shows his mastery in bringing literature to philosophical bloom.

“It was no brute whom Smiley was pursuing with such mastery, no unqualified fanatic after all, no automaton,” le Carré writes.

I think that you need a very deep technical and cultural mastery before proposing to change the rules of a given system.

Was it his moment of iron self-mastery that brought her with outstretched, clinging arms towards him?

He seemed to pass under the mastery of a great mood that was a composite reproduction of all the moods of his forgotten boyhood.

The idea, therefore, of expansive steam was not new, but the useful mastery of it was.

He did not easily acquire the mastery of this orchestra, but his preference for it was already established.

But surely the mastery which is obtained through fear is an unsatisfactory sort of thing.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mastery, such as: ability, comprehension, dexterity, familiarity, finesse, and genius.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.