Sentence Examples


  • The father appears to have been somewhat peremptory in temper, but neither inhospitable nor tyrannical.
  • His reply was peremptory and indignant.
  • It is a mistake to present a great body of hypotheses - if Comte meant them for hypotheses - in the most dogmatic and peremptory form to which language can lend itself.
  • It was Castlereagh that led the opposition to these almost peremptory demands of Alexander.
  • One of the first measures to which he directed his attention was the withdrawal of the power of nominating juries from the judges, and the imparting, of a right of peremptory challenge to prisoners.