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officious
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
too eager to tell others what to do — often regarding unimportant matters
  • Even if some unduly officious person insist upon a trial, neighborly comity will probably make his conviction sure, and then the labor due the county can easily be bought by the master.
    Chapter 8 (60% in)

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