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magisterial
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
authoritative
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"
  • It was in this magisterial attitude that he began the examination.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (65% in)
  • When Charmolue had installed himself in a magisterial manner in his own, he seated himself, then rose and said, without exhibiting too much self-complacency at his success,—"The accused has confessed all."
    2.8.3 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 3 — End of the Crown Which.... (18% in)

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