2. dictatorial or imperative
3. (law) one that cannot be questioned, changed or denied
4. assertive in behaviour
5. urgent or commanding in natureUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :The District magistrate issued a peremptory command to the police to quell the riots.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :While he still makes placatory noises about the Left, his erstwhile allies are yet to stop smarting from the peremptory manner in which they were asked to get off the bus.
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