A Word A Day : Imperial
Word of 3rd June 2007: A Word A Day-Imperial
Imperial( Adjetcive )Imperial
(im PEER ee ul): like an emperor or an empire Imperial
, emperor and empire are all derived from the same root.
days are over, now that the British Empire has crumbled away.
The palace was decorated with imperial
manner was inappropriate, since he was nothing more exalted than the local dogcatcher.
A similar word is imperious
which means bossy and, usually, arrogant.
The director's imperious
style rubbed everyone the wrong way. He always seemed to be giving orders and he never listened to what anyone said.
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