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peremptory
'peremptory' - used as an adjective
1. offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
a swaggering peremptory manner
2. not allowing contradiction or refusal
spoke in peremptory tones
peremptory commands
3. putting an end to all debate or action
a peremptory decree
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