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imperious
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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Definition
expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • Even now they resist affinity like cats in a bag: two blondes—the one short and fierce, the other tall and imperious—flanked by matched brunettes like bookends, the forward twin leading hungrily while the rear one sweeps the ground in a rhythmic limp.
    Book 1 — Genesis (1% in)
  • Serious delirious imperious weary us deleterious ways.
    Book 3 — Judges (20% in)
  • My habit is to drag myself imperiously through a world that owes me unpayable debts.
    Book 5 — Exodus (22% in)

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