Examples of mastery in a Sentence
We were impressed by her mastery of the subject.
She achieved a complete mastery of French.
He struggled to gain mastery of his fears.
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The 21-year-old Cup regular returned to what might be quickly becoming his favorite place to re-assert his mastery over the Xfinity Series in the Lone Star State.
The company has been successful over the years with its mastery of home delivery.
Both diplomacy and severe sanctions have failed to check its march to nuclear mastery.
Even so, Alpha Go's rapid mastery of the game is impressive—and a bit frightening.
By then that mastery seemed to involve moderation, not total abstinence, according to two contemporary sources.
However Roberts does not project the magnetism or political mastery the play demands from Mark Antony in this famous passage.
Social media mastery doesn’t replace hard work, grit and heart.
His leadership was marked by a series of aggressive efforts to harness technology and publicly demonstrate his agency’s mastery of it.
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Origin and Etymology of mastery
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
SynonymsIQ, mastership, command, proficiency
Antonymsimpotence, impotency, powerlessness
Related Wordsvirtuosity; facility, hang; fluency, literacy; experience, expertise, know-how, practice (also practise), skill (s); acquaintance, familiarity, intimacy
Near Antonymsincompetence, incompetency; ignorance, illiteracy, unfamiliarity
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