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Designating the largest bedroom in a residence, intended for use by the head of the household
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  1. Designating the largest bedroom in a residence, intended for use by the head of the household
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master.
  3. Highly skilled or proficient:
Requiring specialized ability or training:
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  1. Requiring specialized ability or training:
  2. Having or showing skill; expert.
  3. Having or requiring an ability, as in a particular industrial occupation, gained by special experience or training
Having authority; controlling or dominating
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  1. Having authority; controlling or dominating
  2. Controlling or dominating by position
  3. Impressively dominant.
(Obsolete) Regal; imperial.
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  1. (Obsolete) Regal; imperial.
  2. Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
  3. Urgent; pressing:
  1. Overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
  2. Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
  3. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
  2. Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
  3. Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
Characterized by or full of force; effective:
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  1. Characterized by or full of force; effective:
  2. With assertive force; powerful.
  3. Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Of, like, or characteristic of a dictator; tyrannical; domineering
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  1. Of, like, or characteristic of a dictator; tyrannical; domineering
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
  3. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
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  1. Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
Alternative spelling of strong-willed.
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  1. Alternative spelling of strong-willed.
  2. Having a vigorous, independent will
  3. Having a strong, resolute, or obstinate will
  1. Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
  2. Having much power; strong or influential
  3. Effective or potent:
Asserting authority; fond of giving orders; dictatorial
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  1. Asserting authority; fond of giving orders; dictatorial
  2. Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
  3. Demonstrating authority; commanding:
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Believing in, relating to, characterized by, or enforcing unquestioning obedience to authority, as that of a dictator, rather than individual freedom of judgment and action
Decorated with raised ornaments.
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  1. Decorated with raised ornaments.
  2. Given to ordering others around; domineering.
  3. Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority, as against individual freedom:
Decorated with raised ornaments.
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  1. Decorated with raised ornaments.
  2. Given to ordering others around; domineering.
  3. Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
Of or pertaining to a dictator
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  1. Of or pertaining to a dictator
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
  3. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
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  1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
  2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
  3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism:
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
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  1. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
  2. Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
  3. Overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
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  1. Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
  2. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
  3. Urgent; pressing:
Sedately dignified in appearance or manner:
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  1. Sedately dignified in appearance or manner:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
  3. Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
  1. Overly bossy, domineering, or arrogant.
  2. Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
  3. Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant:
Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial.
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  1. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial.
  2. That cannot be denied, changed, delayed, opposed, etc., as a command
  3. Subject to no further debate or dispute; final and unassailable:
Asserting authority; fond of giving orders; dictatorial
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  1. Asserting authority; fond of giving orders; dictatorial
  2. Having or arising from authority; official:
  3. Demonstrating authority; commanding:
Having authority; controlling or dominating
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  1. Having authority; controlling or dominating
  2. Controlling or dominating by position
  3. Impressively dominant.
Being an animal that occupies the highest position in a social hierarchy and has the greatest access to resources such as food and a mate or mates. Social dominance is gained and maintained through factors such as size and aggressiveness.
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  1. Being an animal that occupies the highest position in a social hierarchy and has the greatest access to resources such as food and a mate or mates. Social dominance is gained and maintained through factors such as size and aggressiveness.
  2. Tending to be stronger than its counterpart or used for the most important tasks or in the most pressing situations:
  3. Most abundant or conspicuous; predominant:
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  1. Appropriate for, or suitable to, a lord.
  2. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lord.
Very skilled or accomplished.
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  1. Very skilled or accomplished.
  2. Highly skilled; expert
Designating or of cocaine in this form
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  1. Designating or of cocaine in this form
  2. Excelling in skill or achievement; first-rate:
Of or from an expert
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  1. Of or from an expert
  2. Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
  3. Very skillful; having much training and knowledge in some special field
Having or showing the knowledge or skill of a master.
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  1. Having or showing the knowledge or skill of a master.
  2. Showing the ability or skill of a master; expert
Performed by persons receiving pay:
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  1. Performed by persons receiving pay:
  2. Engaged in by professional players
  3. Conforming to the standards of a profession:
Highly competent; skilled; adept
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  1. Highly competent; skilled; adept
  2. Having or marked by an advanced degree of competence, as in an art, vocation, profession, or branch of learning.
Characterized by, exhibiting, or requiring skill:
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  1. Characterized by, exhibiting, or requiring skill:
  2. Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
  3. Possessing or exercising skill; expert.
Of excellent quality or ability; fine.
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  1. Of excellent quality or ability; fine.
  2. (Slang) Outstanding, as in skill or ability; excellent

Synonym Study

  • Magisterial , while not suggesting an assumption of arbitrary powers, implies an excessive use or display of such inherent powers as a magistrate might have he dismissed me with a magisterial air
  • Imperious suggests the arbitrary ruling of an emperor, and connotes more haughtiness than domineering the imperious old dean of the college
  • Domineering implies the overbearing, tyrannical manner of one who openly tries to dominate another a domineering spouse
  • Masterful implies such strength of personality as enables one to impose one's will on others a masterful orchestral conductor
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