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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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With Lenson Boss set to smooth his path to the bend by moving off from trap two, Masterful can turn in a handy position and open up along the back-straight to score at what hopefully will be rewarding odds.
Tybalt, danced by Robert Parker, oozed authority, anger and grace, whilst Alexander Campbell produced a masterful performance as Romeo's best friend, Mercutio.
Alastair Cook celebrated his first innings as England's Test captain with a masterful unbeaten 158 as the tourists coasted to 374 for three at the end of the first day's play in Bangladesh.
Ashton was such a masterful choreographer that even his big ballets have a sense of intimacy.
Nonetheless, Tennison remains masterful in her lucid moments, artfully defusing a dangerous moment with a confused little girl wielding a gun with a placid, ``You're not going to take that to school, are you?
Rendell's deft characterization, dialogue and atmospheric description are masterful, and British narrator Lee's flawless, fully voiced reading is perfect.
These are but a few of the masterful pieces included in this slim treasure.
Until now she's resided in the genre of instrumental acoustic guitar, where her masterful finger work and lilting sense of melody have earned mainstream exposure and critical kudos.
You can't expect a masterful husband if you're never willing to be mastered
The Healing Power of Your Aura: How to Use Spiritual Energy for Physical Health and Well-Being" is a masterful resource and tool to explain the art of self healing through auric visualization with specific meditation exercises.
What You Hear in the Dark" is a masterful collection of songs, of singing words, of pictures, of ideas, of poetry.
It is always a treat to have such masterful writing to feast on, even at the rate of one chapter or page at a time.