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One entry found for peremptory.
Main Entry: peĚrempĚtoĚry
Pronunciation: pschwa-primarystressrem(p)-t(schwa-)remacron
Function: adjective
1 : not to be refused <a peremptory summons from the boss>
2 : expressing command <called for silence with a peremptory gesture>
3 : showing the attitude of one accustomed to command : ARROGANT <the peremptory tone caused resentment>
- peĚrempĚtoĚriĚly /-t(schwa-)rschwa-lemacron/ adverb
- peĚrempĚtoĚriĚness /-t(schwa-)remacron-nschwas/ noun

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