peremptorily


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in an imperative and commanding manner

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This they instantly and peremptorily refused to do, declaring that they would not leave their parents; but expressed a willingness to comply with the order, provided they were permitted to embark with their families.
After half a moment's pause: "And I should have been very much surprised had either of my daughters, on receiving a proposal of marriage at any time which might carry with it only half the eligibility of this, immediately and peremptorily, and without paying my opinion or my regard the compliment of any consultation, put a decided negative on it.
At eight months he peremptorily refused to put his signature to the Temperance pledge.
The other, that you do not peremptorily break off, in any business, in a fit of anger; but howsoever you show bitterness, do not act anything, that is not revocable.
I started to thank the stranger for his timely assistance, but he cut me off peremptorily.
she cried in a harsh whisper, and pointed peremptorily to the porch.
they are going to peremptorily flagellate Master Quasimodo, the bellringer of my brother, monsieur the archdeacon of Josas, a knave of oriental architecture, who has a back like a dome, and legs like twisted columns
Presently she went out and began drying herself; she called to the others more or less peremptorily, and at last only Philip was left in the water.
So long as he was in actual professional practice the records of his successes were of some practical value to him, but since he has definitely retired from London and betaken himself to study and bee-farming on the Sussex Downs, notoriety has become hateful to him, and he has peremptorily requested that his wishes in this matter should be strictly observed.
Next day Davout rode out early and, after asking Balashev to come to him, peremptorily requested him to remain there, to move on with the baggage train should orders come for it to move, and to talk to no one except Monsieur de Castres.
Flushing whispered peremptorily, "stay to luncheon.
She told him of the reason for the attack upon her earlier in the day, attributing it to an attempt on the part of a certain baron, Peter of Colfax, to abduct her, his suit for her hand having been peremptorily and roughly denied by her father.
We must go to the right,' he said sternly and peremptorily, as he turned the horse.
Surely, for no other reason would one man so peremptorily invite another man to make a journey across the continent.
he urged peremptorily, while those in the invisible canoe still hesitated.