To that end, she has mastered the art of civilized binge-drinking.
He is one of those people who could do something for the first time and make it look like he had mastered the skill years earlier.
For example, he mastered the ability to draw while watching only his hand in a mirror.
But when he came around, in 2009 and 2010, he mastered partisan politics pretty quickly.
In movies, that language, visual and verbal, has yet to be mastered.
These, when they have once mastered the initial difficulties, usually persist in preferring the sport to any other.
The sun had mastered the clouds and all the surface of the water glittered.
Once mastered, the tools of his own trade will be more prized by the earnest teacher than any additional handbook of ethics.
"Some crank," she said, after she had mastered the sudden fear that swept over her.
But that angered me, for I had mastered my Physics before he was ever born.
late Old English mægester "one having control or authority," from Latin magister (n.) "chief, head, director, teacher" (source of Old French maistre, French maître, Spanish and Italian maestro, Portuguese mestre, Dutch meester, German Meister), contrastive adjective ("he who is greater") from magis (adv.) "more," from PIE *mag-yos-, comparative of root *meg- "great" (see mickle). Form influenced in Middle English by Old French cognate maistre. Meaning "original of a recording" is from 1904. In academic senses (from Medieval Latin magister) it is attested from late 14c., originally a degree conveying authority to teach in the universities. As an adjective from late 12c.
early 13c., "to get the better of," from master (n.) and also from Old French maistrier, from Medieval Latin magistrare. Meaning "to reduce to subjugation" is early 15c.; that of "to acquire complete knowledge" is from 1740s. Related: Mastered; mastering.