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confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
push forward or intrude; impose on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification; scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
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
decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
apparent; appearing as such; professed; pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
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