To better see all uses of the word
peremptory
in
Far from the Madding Crowd
please enable javascript.

peremptory
Used In
Far from the Madding Crowd
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Stay where you are, and attend to the horse!" said Troy, peremptorily throwing her the reins and the whip.
  • "Come, madam, do you hear what I say?" he said, peremptorily.

  • There are no more uses of "peremptory" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • For many African Americans, the use of wholly discretionary peremptory strikes to select a jury of twelve remained a serious barrier to serving on a jury.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I obeyed this peremptory order with hardly more than a twitch of subdued rebelliousness, for if I had learned anything during my years at the university it was that the scientific hierarchy requires a high standard of obedience, if not subservience, from its acolytes.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading