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imperious
used in The Lords of Discipline

6 uses
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Definition
expecting obedience; or arrogant; or domineering
  • The company commander, a slightly overweight youth, stared at my hands with an imperious demeanor and petulant, dissatisfied eyes.
    Chapter 2.16 (7% in)
  • I've decided I want to live like this always, Abigail," I said, making a sweeping imperious gesture with my arm.
    Chapter 1.2 (26% in)
  • The class laughed nervously, but it was laughter instantly stifled by Reynolds's imperious glare.
    Chapter 3.27 (27% in)
  • I do not stutter and I do not slur the King's English," he thundered imperiously.
    Chapter 4.34 (42% in)
  • Major Mudge entered the courtroom with an imperious leanness and stride.
    Chapter 4.41 (52% in)
  • He rose imperiously and began pacing the carpet behind his desk, every inch the General again, every inch the Great Man defending the sanctity of his myth.
    Chapter 4.47 (88% in)

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