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officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence