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peremptory British & World English

Insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way

peremptory English Thesaurus

‘Just do it!’ came the peremptory reply

peremptory challenge British & World English

A defendant’s or lawyer’s objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a reason