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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
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: avocation - secondary or minor occupation
::: citadel - fortress
::: functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: edify - instruct; correct morally
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)