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officious
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  • If there hadn’t been over-officiousness it wouldn’t have been made, and I hate over-officiousness at all times, whether or no. Good evening!’
  • ’How dare you go and poke your officious nose into my family affairs?’
  • If there hadn’t been over-officiousness it wouldn’t have been made, and I hate over-officiousness at all times, whether or no. Good evening!’

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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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