Example sentences for: imperious

How can you use “imperious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There are economists who get into that kind of postmodernism (such as Deidre and Donald McCloskey--and some Marxists), but they do not include James Galbraith, Robert Kuttner, Robert Reich, Laura Tyson, etc., the targets of Krugman's imperious ire.

  • Halévy recorded snippets of Degas' imperious orders: "And you, Mademoiselle Henriette, bend your head--more--still more.

  • When Maurice questions Sarah's love while bombs drop nearby, she responds by screwing him harder, her bare breasts looming over him, imperious yet vulnerable as the plaster dust rains down.

  • I wanted to learn more about his marriage and his relations with his imperious mother Laha (with whom he continued to spend much of his time after his marriage); with his unhappy, aloof, bisexual father Jay; and with his alcoholic brother, Richard, who committed suicide in 1926 after begging Whittaker to join him.

  • Like Louis B. Mayer, William Fox, and Jack Warner--the eastern European Jews who invented Hollywood--the Weinsteins are chutzpah personified, imperious and megalomaniac.


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