master vs servant

master

Definitions

noun

  1. an authority qualified to teach apprentices
  2. presiding officer of a school
  3. a person who has general authority over others
  4. someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
  5. a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
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verb

  1. get on top of; deal with successfully
  2. have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
  3. have dominance or the power to defeat over
  4. be or become completely proficient or skilled in

adjective

  1. most important element

Examples

It is, we learned, easier to learn to fly a plane than to master touch-typing.

Dom recognized a master tactician when he saw one.

Most rural stations had a staff of at least six, and perhaps up to a dozen, who them carried out the duties of stationmaster, signalman, booking clerk, ticket collector, porter, shunter, lengthman and lampman.

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servant

Definitions

noun

  1. in a subordinate position
  2. a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

Examples

On y remarque _Le Mât_ qui est une Colonne en forme de Mât, autour duquel se trouvent des echellons servant à monter pour developer les hanches et la poitrine; _les Colonnes_ ou piliers, exercice servant à mettre le corps droit.

His servants cooked up a delectable churrasco.

Certainly observant Jews remember the crusaders as evil butchers, who on their way to Jerusalem, slaughtered and massacred many thousands of Jews and decimated entire Jewish communities such as Speyer, Worms and Mayencea and of course, when they arrived in Jerusalem, put the holy Jews of the city to the sword.

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