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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
paucity - scarcity; dearth
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude