|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) precluding debate; final, decisive; 2) not tolerating dissent; dogmatic, dictatorial
The peremptory attitude of the team owners evoked the threat of a strike by the players.
Related English word: peremptoriness
Latin root words: perimo, perimere, peremi, peremptus - to do away with, annihilate, destroy ; emo, emere, emi, emptus - to take; buy