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peremptory

adj. absolute, final and not entitled to delay or reconsideration. The term is applied to writs, juror challenges or a date set for hearing.

peremptory

(Absolute), adjective actual, axiomatic, certain, complete, decided, decisive, definite, determined, express, final, imperious, implicit, independent, overbearing, perfect, real, resolute, resolved, self-existent, total, unalterable, unconditional, unconditioned, unequivocal, unlimited, unqualified, unquestionable, unrestricted, withhut limitation
Associated concepts: peremptory adjournment, peremppory challenge, peremptory exception, peremptory plea, peremptory writ

peremptory

(Imperative), adjective assertive, commanding, compulsory, crucial, decisive, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, essential, firm, imperious, important, inexorable, inflexible, iron-handed, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, paramount, pressing, unavoidable, urgent
Associated concepts: peremptory instruction
See also: compelling, compulsory, decisive, dictatorial, dogmatic, inappealable, insistent, mandatory, severe, supercilious, tyrannous, unequivocal

PEREMPTORY. Absolute; positive. A final determination to act without hope of renewing or altering. Joined to a substantive, this word is frequently used in law; as peremptory action; F. N. B. 35, 38, 104, 108; peremptory nonsuit; Id. 5, 11; peremptory exception; Bract. lib. 4, c. 20; peremptory undertaking; 3 Chit. Pract. 112, 793; peremptory challenge of jurors, which is the right to challenge without assigning any cause. Inst. 4, 13, 9 Code, 7, 50, 2; Id. 8, 36, 8; Dig. 5, 1, 70 et 73.

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Get off your foot," it commanded so peremptorily, so humanly, as again to startle Michael and made him quest about the steerage for the god-throat that had uttered it.
He made an attempt to get away when Emily and Cecilia approached, and was peremptorily recalled to his duty.
This done, he peremptorily forbade Arnold to speak to his niece on the subject of the marriage without his express permission.
In this opinion he was seconded by the surgeon, who gave so many reasons for bleeding, and quoted so many cases where persons had miscarried for want of it, that the squire became very importunate, and indeed insisted peremptorily that his daughter should be blooded.
The counting house clerk was just going to jump down, but on second thoughts he shouted peremptorily to the peasants instead, and beckoned to them to come up.
Let me see it," said Raffles, peremptorily, and the detective obeyed.
But the captain growled peremptorily, "Stick her at it," and Mr.
Thomas Gradgrind, sir - peremptorily Thomas - Thomas Gradgrind.
There's a little summer-house overlooking the river, where we might take a glass of this delicious liquor with a whiff of the best tobacco--it's in this case, and of the rarest quality, to my certain knowledge--and be perfectly snug and happy, could we possibly contrive it; or is there any very particular engagement that peremptorily takes you another way, Mr Swiveller, eh?
That was the day in 2014 when a substance-fueled boyfriend with whom I had foolishly assumed I would spend the rest of my life peremptorily dumped me.
With you The first of them, the plodding Gabriel Oak, proposes to her within just a few pages and is peremptorily turned down.