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Magisterially

adverb
1.
In an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator.  Synonyms: autocratically, dictatorially.
2.
In an authoritative and magisterial manner.  Synonym: authoritatively.






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... literature, and science, but his curiosity was easily appeased. He raves about Ossian, gazes for hours on the Maison Carree at Nismes, writes letters to Paine on arcs and catenaries, busies himself with vocabularies, natural history, geology, discourses magisterially about Newton and Lavoisier, and studies nothing thoroughly. One can see by the way in which he handles his technical terms that he does not know the use of them. He was a smatterer of that most dangerous kind, who feel certain they have arrived at truth. Like so many other children of ...
— Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864 • Various



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