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past master

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a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • a movie director who was widely regarded as the past master of suspense

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The first known use of past master was in 1762

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“Past master.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/past%20master. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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