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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Urgent; imperative. Also: Putting an end to discussion or action; final.

Usage examples (32)
  • He would not, with a peremptory tone, Assert the nose upon his face his own.
  • Spoke in peremptory tones
  • A peremptory decree
  • The exercise of that peremptory is not based on any impermissible ground (i.e., race, gender etc.) for more
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