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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He was struck by the imperiousness, proud ease, and self-confidence of the haughty girl.
  • "Come, come here," she cried, imperiously.
  • He thought of her as a beautiful, proud, imperious girl.
  • With an imperious gesture, Katerina Ivanovna seized Alyosha by both hands.
  • I won’t have any quarreling!" cried Grushenka imperiously, and she stamped her foot on the floor.

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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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