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(noun) one that has recently or suddenly risen to an unaccustomed position of wealth or power and has not yet gained the prestige, dignity, or manner associated with it

76

No one could call him a parvenu. No one could dismiss him as just another entrepreneur.

—p.76 by Suat Derviş
notable
1 year, 6 months ago

No one could call him a parvenu. No one could dismiss him as just another entrepreneur.

—p.76 by Suat Derviş
notable
1 year, 6 months ago

(adjective) putting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay / (adjective) not providing an opportunity to show cause why one should not comply / (adjective) admitting of no contradiction / (adjective) expressive of urgency or command / (adjective) characterized by often imperious or arrogant self-assurance / (adjective) indicative of a peremptory attitude or nature; haughty / (noun) a challenge (as of a juror) made as of right without assigning any cause

184

But if she had, was this the way to give him the news? With a cold and peremptory phone call?

i keep thinking this means like preemptive but it's more like, matter-of-fact, not expecting any debate, etc

—p.184 by Suat Derviş
strange
1 year, 6 months ago

But if she had, was this the way to give him the news? With a cold and peremptory phone call?

i keep thinking this means like preemptive but it's more like, matter-of-fact, not expecting any debate, etc

—p.184 by Suat Derviş
strange
1 year, 6 months ago

(noun) a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation / (noun) the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another's reputation

300

To stay with him would be to accept his calumnies.

—p.300 by Suat Derviş
notable
1 year, 6 months ago

To stay with him would be to accept his calumnies.

—p.300 by Suat Derviş
notable
1 year, 6 months ago