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imperious

im·pe·ri·ous

imperious

 
pronunciation:
ihm pi ri s
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: like or in the manner of an absolute ruler in expecting obedience; domineering.
The servants were quick to do the bidding of their imperious master."Come here!" she demanded in an imperious tone.
similar words:
arrogant, authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, imperative, lordly, magisterial, masterful, overbearing, tyrannical
definition 2: extremely urgent and absolutely necessary; imperative.
similar words:
imperative
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derivations: imperiously (adv.), imperiousness (n.)