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1. peremptory

adjective. ['pɝˈɛmptɝi'] offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.

Synonyms

  • bossy
  • dominating
  • domineering
  • high-and-mighty
  • magisterial

Antonyms

  • low
  • modest
  • undignified
  • inconclusive

Etymology

  • peremptorie (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word peremptory


1. Adjective
Even in states like California, your peremptory challenge must be incorporated into a formal motion.

2. peremptory

adjective. ['pɝˈɛmptɝi'] putting an end to all debate or action.

Antonyms

  • democratic

Etymology

  • peremptorie (Anglo-Norman)

3. peremptory

adjective. ['pɝˈɛmptɝi'] not allowing contradiction or refusal.

Antonyms

  • subordinate

Etymology

  • peremptorie (Anglo-Norman)
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