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peremptory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word peremptory

(adj) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
Example Sentence
  • an autocratic person
  • autocratic behavior
  • a bossy way of ordering others around
  • a rather aggressive and dominating character
  • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
  • a swaggering peremptory manner

(adj) not allowing contradiction or refusal
Example Sentence
  • spoke in peremptory tones
  • peremptory commands

(adj) putting an end to all debate or action
Example Sentence
  • a peremptory decree

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for peremptory

Remember it with pre-empty, i.e something which is already empty, needs to be filled, it demands...
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by gatz_funky

wat param=god says has to be obeyed without questioning.( read the word with sentance frm some other source online only then ull get the meaning of the word which implies other mnemonics given here are worng check out cambridge ad
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by watefun

Opposite to PRIMARY...So it's FINAL !!
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by jammy4u

Peremptory -- Permanently empty or Imagine some one demending 'Param' super computer from Indian territory leaving us no choice
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by saikiran

Preemptive strikes by the U.S. are peremptory. (They can't be challenged by any other country.)
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by anujpathania

Sounds like Preempt. Preempt means to prioritize oneself. Forestall oneself.
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by subhasish

Per+Empty..ne Per enti ra?..(wats ur name)..its kinda intimidating...
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by ArDoR

empty vessels sonds the most.... so in order to make him silent you need to fire peremptory commands...
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

peremptory can be related to pre empt which means forcefully ending before completion.here it means expecting it to be obeyed immediately.Both have similar tone.
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by aroraraman309

Opposite to PRIMARY.... So, it means FINAL !!!
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by ratonahat

sounds like am(em) authority(ptory) i.e I am the authority and you will have to do what I say
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by sgrover9

Remember the word preemption
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by ksameer_coep

~ preempt ory
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by jason_smick

perem sounds like parent.so parent always think that their children should obey them immediately without question.
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