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Here are the many results of Week 124, complete with an introduction in which I clearly was trying to establish a snotty, imperious tone.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1463, WITH OUR GUEST KYLE STONVERSATIONALPAT MYERSNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Charles, Roe Hartrampf is all imperious whining in mouse-that-roared uniforms and Savile Row suits.
IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING, BROADWAY SERVES UP A TURKEY: ‘DIANA’ THE MUSICALPETER MARKSNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If it’s a couple on a date, he would be imperious and try to intimidate the young man into spending a lot.
HOW TO GET ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING (EP. 463)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 27, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Facebook’s ad ban and its imperious claim to objectivity are symptoms of the company’s misguided understanding of what America needs from social media.
DID FACEBOOK ‘CANCEL ABE LINCOLN’? THE TRUTH IS COMPLICATED — AND ALARMING.RON CHARLESMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He was a refuge from herself; in his imperious demands her memory slept, her depths were stagnant.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, and to illustrate the imperious humor of the Scot, he waved his fingers and a red wrister at me.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She might have settled down for life on Russian Hill, so completely did she make the new environment fit her imperious person.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Marriage, and later the birth of his son had softened Armand Aubigny's imperious and exacting nature greatly.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He rose too, and across the table he confronted his guest, his mien haughty, his eyes imperious.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPERIOUS

  • absolute
  • all-powerful
  • arbitrary
  • bossy
  • czarlike
  • despotic
  • dictatorial
  • domineering
  • driving
  • imperious
  • monocratic
  • pushing
  • tyrannical
  • tyrannous
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