Thesaurus / peremptoryFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He telegraphed her a peremptory appeal to go up to her house in London, and she was too wise to refuse.
A peremptory message was sent at the same time to Matthews to demand his ultimate answer.
My father, my own weakness, or your own peremptory commands could not keep me at Belleville when I knew you had been brought here.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Ten shillings and Jaffery's peremptory order to stick to his side and obey him slavishly took the place of intellectual workings.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
But here the peremptory tones of his father called the young philosopher to take the colts down to the lower pasture.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
The order, though not positively polite, was not the less peremptory, and the two adventurers thought it advisable to obey.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
The questioner, sensing this alteration in the other, made his queries all the quicker and more peremptory.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
The Sioux pointed toward the bend in the valley for which Fred was making when checked in this peremptory manner.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
Harry cut him short in a peremptory but good-natured fashion.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
He stepped nearer Felix, with a peremptory wave of his hand, and glowered at him.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
WORDS RELATED TO PEREMPTORY
- a priori
- as a matter of course
- by fiat
- by natural law
- by nature
- on faith
- put down
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