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officious
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Whether she was really an agent of the Thought Police, or simply an amateur spy actuated by officiousness, hardly mattered.

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  • She plays the role of a well-meaning but officious classmate who thinks she knows what’s best for everyone.
  • He rushes from office to office making an officious nuisance of himself.

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