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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty