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Definition of "masterwork" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "masterwork" in a sentence
  • "Although I will say its achievement as a genuine cinematic masterwork is often overlooked because of: A) its far-reaching effects on American culture; B) it’s become one of those films whose actual artistry has somehow gotten lost because it’s on TV all the time (Who wants to talk about it anymore?"
  • "His masterwork is the set of four Rabbit Angstrom novels, a thousand pages in all, one novel every ten years from 1960 to 1990."
  • "It's as if their masterwork is a symphony written in the key of silence."
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