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Word of the Day – Jan. 7 – Peremptory

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Adjective: Peremptory  (puh-REMP-tuh-ree)

Definition:

Dee Dee - Word of the Day
Dee Dee – Word of the Day

1. Barring a right of action, debate or delay.

2. Expressive of urgency or demand.

3. Marked by arrogant self-assurance; haughty.

Sample sentence: The manager’s peremptory rejections of any suggestions for improving office efficiency did little to inspire our confidence in his ability to help turn the company around.

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