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::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
::: minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
::: maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry