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peremptory
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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Definition
not allowing contradiction or refusal
  • Something was making him nibble at the edge of stale ideas as if his sturdy physical egotism no longer nourished his peremptory heart.
    p. 20.3
  • As I started my motor Daisy peremptorily called: "Wait!
    p. 19.6

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