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What is another word for peremptory?

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Adjective
Done, or behaving, in a brusquely imperious or authoritarian way
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“So fierce is his gaze, so peremptory his order, that even the shoppers forget the cold for a moment and stare in undisguised curiosity at the man with the red hackle.”
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Final, not open to appeal or challenge
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“Disobedience to a peremptory order of the court would be sufficient to satisfy the first condition.”
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Compulsory, as required or commanded by authority
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“The deliberate ambiguity of Curzon's policy explains in part why he and Poincare acceded to Mussolini's peremptory request to meet them at Territet.”
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Having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
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“Her condescending and peremptory attitude to the Graffs is based on the fact that she considers herself better than Selena.”
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Showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect
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Not reasoned
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Making continual and persistent demands
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Not subject to any limitation, particularly in relation to power or authority
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(law) Performed speedily and without formal ceremony
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Rudely abrupt and unfriendly in nature
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Having great influence on the result of something
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Foretelling or predictive of the future
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