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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
tenacity - firmness; persistence
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
mimicry - imitation
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote