masterful

masterful
adjective
1) властный, деспотический
2) уверенный
3) мастерской
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(a) властный; деспотический; мастерской; уверенный
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своевольный, повелительный, властный; упрямый
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[mas·ter·ful || 'mæstərfl /'mɑːstəfl] adj. властный, деспотичный, деспотический, уверенный, мастерской
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властен
властный
деспотический
мастерской
уверенный
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1) а) своевольный, повелительный, властный (о человеке); упрямый, строптивый (о животном) б) властолюбивый, деспотический; авторитарный, своенравный (о решении, поступке и т. п.) 2) грозный, могущественный; неумолимый, безжалостный (о силах природы и т. п.)

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