Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a peremptory manner; absolutely; positively; decisively; so as to preclude further question or debate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a peremptory manner; absolutely; positively.
- adv. in an imperative and commanding manner
- peremptory + -ly (Wiktionary)
“‘Perfishka!’ he called peremptorily all of a sudden,”
“She called peremptorily, the first time in her life that she had acted that way.”
“Caroline!" he called peremptorily, going to the head of the stairs,”
“Aunt Kate -- Aunt Kate!" he called peremptorily, as Ann humbly shook her head, "Miss Ann's not seen the cow -- or the, chickens -- nor the horses!”
“Harris!" some one called peremptorily, and she turned to see”
“The signorina watched him a moment with amused comprehension, then she called peremptorily:”
“The signorina watched him a moment with amused comprehension, then she called peremptorily --”
“I called peremptorily, for he was on the point of closing the door.”
“Susie! "she called peremptorily, but no one answered; and not even the sound of their voices at play fell on her listening ear.”
“At the sound of “toleration” the rest of the pastors, who were the majority, gnashing their teeth still more than Anthony did at the name of Jesus Christ, and also eager to find an opportunity to burn a man, which could not be done every day, called peremptorily for the burning.”
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