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- n. The condition of being a master
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being a master; hence, disposition to command or hector.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a master; a condition of mastery; mastership.
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Cruelty was there instead, and courage, a desire of masterhood, cunning, and a wish for mischief.
In those days nearly all the writers who had clustered around the great editor John W. Campbell of _Astounding Science Fiction_ to create the so-called "Golden Age" period of the 1940s were still alive, and they were the obvious choices for grand-masterhood in the next few years.
Unless the channel has attained a state of Buddha-Christ masterhood—very few have—the wavy manner in which energy moves through demarcation zones between dimensions makes pristine, definitive thoughts next to impossible for a human to receive.
They refused to be mere servants, and this was natural in South Africa 'where every white man has tasted more or less the sweets of masterhood himself'.
Guy or a Keene -- in whom they recognize masterhood, and the right and power to reign.
It is the tongue of conquerors, the language of imperial will, of self-asserting individuality, of courage, masterhood, and freedom.
Backed ultimately by their absolute and irresponsible masterhood at home over the deported Blacks, the European abductors could easily render permanent in the minds of their captives the abject terror struck into them by the enormities of which they had been the victims.
He would not be false to his own sense of masterhood, nor allow people to think him bold when his critics were away, and cowardly in their presence.
"You may judge my masterhood of craft by seeing that I can draw a circle unerringly."
There is a very hour in which a young nature, tugging, discouraged, and weary with books, rises with the consciousness of victorious power into masterhood.