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Imperious

Im`pe´ri`ous
a.1.Commanding; ascendant; imperial; lordly; majestic.
Therefore, great lords, be, as your titles witness,
Imperious.
- Shak.
2.Haughly; arrogant; overbearing; as, an imperious tyrant; an imperious manner.
This imperious man will work us all
From princes into pages.
- Shak.
3.Imperative; urgent; compelling.
Imperious need, which can not be withstood.
- Dryden.
Adj.1.imperious - able to deal authoritatively with affairs; "dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand"
Synonyms: masterful
U, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, acute, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, binding, bossy, clamorous, coactive, compelling, compulsatory, compulsive, compulsory, constraining, critical, crucial, crying, de rigueur, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, driving, dynastic, elitist, exigent, feudal, grinding, heavy-handed, high and mighty, high-handed, high-pressure, high-priority, hubristic, imperative, imperatorial, imperatorious, imperial, insistent, instant, irresistible, kinglike, kingly, lordly, magisterial, magistral, majestic, mandatory, masterful, monarchal, monarchial, monarchic, monocratic, must, necessary, obligatory, oppressive, overbearing, overruling, peremptory, pivotal, pressing, princelike, princely, purple, queenlike, queenly, regal, repressive, required, restraining, royal, severe, sovereign, strict, stringent, suppressive, tyrannical, tyrannous, urgent
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