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obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
buffoonery - clowning
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
longevity - long life; long duration
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive