Adjective(1) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power(2) not allowing contradiction or refusal(3) putting an end to all debate or action
(1) Human rights and peremptory norms of international law must be observed, and legal obligations toward third states must be respected.(2) To put it in religious language, the scientist is answerable to a very stern and peremptory magisterium, the magisterium of Nature herself.(3) Whereas the latter had tended to deal with divisions through a process of avoidance or such extended discussion that unity was effected through boring dissidents into submission, his style was brusque and peremptory .(4) The young woman was not in the least bit cowed down by her mother-in-law's peremptory ways, nor by our presence.(5) And beauty, as a term signifying (like health) an indisputable excellence, has been a perennial resource in the issuing of peremptory evaluations.(6) One peremptory glance at me and my one tremulous moment of truth had been rejected.(7) He'd found the tile in the lowest part of the broken ditch, his shovel ringing against it as he made a few peremptory thrusts into the broken soil.(8) She had already moved on, issuing strict and peremptory commands to everyone in their party.(9) Disobedience to a peremptory order of the court would be sufficient to satisfy the first condition.(10) His casual and peremptory dismissal of these concerns as ├ö├ç├┐wild accusations├ö├ç├û, once again, does him and the organization for which he speaks no credit.(11) Same peremptory announcements forbidding any movement around the cabin during meal times were made at regular intervals.(12) The appeal is scheduled for March 10th, peremptory to the Appellant, with or without counsel.(13) The next day his peremptory order to the authorities to send the irregulars home was obeyed with alacrity, and this should have been the end of the matter.(14) That phrase was just addressed to me (by a teacher) in a very peremptory manner.(15) We invite the Tribunal to make a peremptory order in respect of those matters.(16) He can be extremely peremptory and dismissive at a seminar, disallowing questions that he thinks can divert the drift of the discourse or introduce an inappropriate idiom into it.
(1) peremptory challenge :: gebiedend uitdaging
1. brusque ::
2. irreversible ::
3. autocratic ::
1. elective ::
2. voluntary ::
Different Formsperemptorily, peremptory
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