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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
memorialize - commemorate
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
seasoned - experienced
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen