Antonyms of adj precatory

1 sense of precatory

Sense 1
precatory, precative -- (expressing entreaty or supplication; "precatory overtures")

INDIRECT (VIA beseeching) -> imperative -- (requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative")

Similarity of adj precatory

1 sense of precatory

Sense 1
precatory, precative -- (expressing entreaty or supplication; "precatory overtures")
       => beseeching (vs. imperative), pleading, imploring -- (begging)

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