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used in Middlemarch

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in various senses, including:
  • appearance or behavior that fits an important person — as in "She has a magisterial manner."
  • of something written in a comprehensive manner by a respected authority — as in "a magisterial account of The Great Depression"
  • relating to a government authority (or specifically to a magistrate who can administer the law) — as in "It is within her magisterial district."
  • offensively self-assured or given to exercising unwarranted power — as in "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"
  • "Mary would not be happy without doing her duty," said Mrs. Garth, magisterially, conscious of having done her own.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (73% in)

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