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mastery

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Synonyms and Antonyms of mastery

  1. 1 a highly developed skill in or knowledge of something <the exchange student returned from her year in Spain with a complete mastery of the language> Synonyms IQ, mastership, command, proficiencyRelated Words virtuosity; facility, hang; fluency, literacy; experience, expertise, know-how, practice (also practise), skill(s); acquaintance, familiarity, intimacyNear Antonyms incompetence, incompetency; ignorance, illiteracy, unfamiliarity

  2. 2 the right or means to command or control others <the British monarch has only token mastery over the citizens of the United Kingdom> Synonyms arm, authority, clutch, command, control, death grip, dominion, grip, hold, power, reign, rein(s), swayRelated Words clout, influence, leverage, pull, voice, weight; jurisdiction; direction, management; dominance, imperium, predominance, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy; prerogative, privilege, right; eminence, importance, momentNear Antonyms helplessness, weaknessAntonyms impotence, impotency, powerlessness


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