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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an imperative and commanding manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : a peremptory command. ,a peremptory edict. ,a peremptory writ
  • ‘Perfishka!’ he called peremptorily all of a sudden,
  • "Harris!" some one called peremptorily, and she turned to see
  • I called peremptorily, for he was on the point of closing the door. for more
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