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imperious
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • And at these words the young girl fixed her imperious look on the Catalan, who, as if fascinated by it, came slowly towards Edmond, and offered him his hand.
    Chapters 3-4 (32% in)
  • Dantes, cast from solitude into the world, frequently experienced an imperious desire for solitude; and what solitude is more complete, or more poetical, than that of a ship floating in isolation on the sea during the obscurity of the night, in the silence of immensity, and under the eye of heaven?
    Chapters 23-24 (8% in)
  • Bertuccio hung down his head before the imperious look of his master, and remained motionless, without making any answer.
    Chapters 41-42 (97% in)
  • "Edward," said Villefort, fixing an imperious glance on the child, "go and play in the drawing-room, my dear; I wish to speak to your mamma."
    Chapters 107-108 (76% in)
  • "Dentro la testa!" answered a solemn and imperious voice, accompanied by a menacing gesture.
    Chapters 113-114 (79% in)

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