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imperious
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • She let the fingertips of one hand rest on the railing, a narrow hand ending the straight imperious line of her arm.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (83% in)
  • These children had filthy clothes and smudged faces, agile little bodies, impertinent grins, and eyes bright with a roaring, imperious, demanding intelligence.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (73% in)
  • It was her mouth that had changed most, he thought; the lips were drawn in, with only a pale edge of flesh left around the imperious line of their opening; a mouth to issue orders, he thought, but not big orders or cruel orders; just mean little ones—about plumbing and disinfectants.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (39% in)

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