Preemptory - What does it mean?
Serving to .
Of, or pertaining unto, a .
*1863 , Donald Grant Mitchell, My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book , p105
*:But with this, and all other aids — among which I may name the loose preëmptory reflections and suggestions of certain adjoining farmers — I was by no means proud of the appearance of the little herd of twelve or fourteen cows with which operations were to commence.
*1926 , S.S. McClure Co., McClure’s Magazine , p380
*:We pulls into Coal Creek late that night, and then he suddenly gets all-fired preëmptory .
*2003 , Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Theosophical Quarterly Magazine 1907 , p40
*:The King sent preëmptory instructions to his Ambassador at Rome, Cardinal D’Estrees, to enter the lists against Molinos and to do everything in his power to ruin him.
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