She said to herself that he was "imperious," and she liked the word and the idea.
He was certainly much more imperious— she ended by calling it imperial—than Mr. Penniman.
There was an imperious brevity in the tone of this inquiry, against which Mrs. Penniman felt bound to protest; the information with which she had undertaken to supply her niece was, after all, a favour.
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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.