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Great Expectations
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  • But, Uncle Pumblechook, who was omnipotent in that kitchen, wouldn’t hear the word, wouldn’t hear of the subject, imperiously waved it all away with his hand, and asked for hot gin and water.
  • No!" imperiously stopping me as I opened my lips.

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  • She dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand.
  • People don’t generally warm to her. She comes across as imperious.

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