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magisterial
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
authoritative in various senses:
  • comprehensive in scope and from an expert
  • appearance or behavior that fits an important person
  • offensively self-assured or given to exercising unwarranted power
  • relating to a government authority (magistrate) who can administer the law
  • But tell him, also, to set his fraternal and magisterial heart at ease: that I keep strictly within the limits of the law.
    Chapter 14 (62% in)

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