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magisterial

Short Definition : authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner

Definition
(adj) of or relating to a magistrate
Example Sentence
  • official magisterial functions

Definition
(adj) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
Example Sentence
  • an autocratic person
  • autocratic behavior
  • a bossy way of ordering others around
  • a rather aggressive and dominating character
  • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
  • a swaggering peremptory manner

Definition
(adj) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
Synonyms : distinguished , grand , imposing
Example Sentence
  • his distinguished bearing
  • the monarch's imposing presence
  • she reigned in magisterial beauty

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for magisterial

magistrate...!!!
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by sravan1411

ma+is++real authority in Family
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by shubhendravyas51

magistrate

Short Definition : official with power to administer the law

Definition
(noun) a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for magistrate

Arang and the magistrate -- a good Korean drama
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by bibo

magnanimity

Short Definition : generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous

Definition
(noun) liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for magnanimity

magNANIMAous, NANI MA in hindi, is always "generous" to us
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by dhruv

"magnanimity" = "magna"(magnet = attract)+"enemity" =those who attracts his enemy too ,,, are "generous , kind"
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by somabrata

MAGNA super market is so "generous" that its raining offers on the customers
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by arvind_4

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by karenrw

animosity means enemity , And Ma can never show animity , she is always generous
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by sanolution

magnate

Short Definition : person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate

Definition
(noun) a very wealthy or powerful businessman
Example Sentence
  • an oil baron

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for magnate

like a magnet.. attracts people and hence influences..
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by muffisoni

People mistake and call this: "business magnet".
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by garrulous

a good business man is a MAGNET for money.
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by Jackery

magniloquent

Short Definition : boastful; pompous

Definition
(adj) lofty in style
Synonyms : grandiloquent , tall
Example Sentence
  • he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for magniloquent

magni(means large, big, a lot of(especially of showing)) + eloquent (some one who can speak well)....people who try to show off verbally are very pompous people.
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by preetisoni2411

"loqu" refers to speaking e.g., grandiloquous, magniloquous, loqacious etc.,
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by garrulous

MAGNIFIED(MAGNIFIED) + LOQUACIOUS (LOQUENT).it means the person who is LOQUACIOUS,says the story in MAGNIFIED & POMPOUS/BOASTFUL way.
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by deepakranamech

magni + loquent(speaking) >>> jo badi badi baatein karna..
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by RajeshBorkar

magnitude

Short Definition : greatness (in size or extent); extent

Definition
(noun) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Example Sentence
  • they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion
  • about the magnitude of a small pea

Definition
(noun) a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
Synonyms : order of magnitude

Definition
(noun) relative importance
Example Sentence
  • a problem of the first magnitude

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