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peremptory
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
not allowing contradiction or refusal
  • Then Amory went briskly to the bureau and, taking his pocket-book, beckoned peremptorily to the girl.
    2.4 — The Supercilious Sacrifice (55% in)

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