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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
correlation - mutual relationship
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck