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peremptory (adj.)

mid-15c., peremptorie, "absolute, allowing no refusal," a legal term, from Anglo-French peremptorie, from Late Latin peremptorius "destructive, decisive, final," from peremptor "destroyer," agent noun from past-participle stem of Latin perimpere "destroy, cut off," from per "away entirely, to destruction" (see per) + emere (past participle emptus) "to take" (from PIE root *em- "to take, distribute"). Of persons or their words, "certain, assured, brooking no debate or question," 1580s. Related: Peremptorily.

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Definitions of peremptory

peremptory (adj.)
offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power;
a swaggering peremptory manner
Synonyms: autocratic / bossy / dominating / high-and-mighty / magisterial
peremptory (adj.)
not allowing contradiction or refusal;
spoke in peremptory tones
peremptory commands
peremptory (adj.)
putting an end to all debate or action;
a peremptory decree
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