The Premier immediately – again, with his peremptory decision-making – appoints the former Attorney-General.
Mr Levi, British Columbia Hansard, 5 March 1980. BC Hansard
Instead, he may have been caught between a district attorney with presidential aspirations, a peremptory judge who loathed the police and a string of witnesses who chose perjury to save their own skins.
David Jays, The Observer, 6 January 2008, The Observer
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John O'Callaghan was a short, large-headed, strong-voiced man, with a declaratory and even peremptory style of speech suggesting a readiness to lay down the law.
Martin Woollacott, The Guardian, 11 April 2007. Guardian
Of course, Mr. Trump's phrase would not be half as appealing without his peremptory hand gesture, which, in fact, could be trademarked, too, Ms. Weller said, though she said she had never seen such a trademark application.