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used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • Mrs. Elsing was younger, a thin frail woman, who had been a beauty, and about her there still clung a faded freshness, a dainty imperious air.
    2.8 (42% in)
  • " 'Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,' " said Melanie with a sad smile.
    3.30 (90% in)
  • "Well, I don't know nothin' about imperious Caesar," said Will, patiently, "but what I've got is in line with what you've just said about Wade, Miss Melly.
    3.30 (91% in)
  • No one could be more dominating than stout Mrs. Merriwether, more imperious than frail Mrs. Elsing, more artful in securing her own ends than the silver-haired sweet-voiced Mrs. Whiting.
    4.36 (88% in)
  • Melanie had imperiously stopped her.
    5.55 (17% in)
  • Bonnie, awakened by the sound of voices in the hall, called sleepily but imperiously: "Daddy!" and Rhett started past Scarlett.
    5.58 (60% in)
  • The door opened slightly and Dr. Meade stood on the threshold, beckoning imperiously.
    5.61 (52% in)

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