GRE Word List

OFFICIOUS

meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy

The meaning of the word officious is meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy.

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WordMeaning
epistemologistphilosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
impingeinfringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
disjointeddisconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
abashembarrass
altercationnoisy quarrel
trenchantcutting; incisive; keen
residualremaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
bidcommand; utter (a greeting); offer as a price; N: offer of a price; amount offered; earnest effort to gain something; Ex. bid for freedom
obscuredark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
stockstandard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; routine; common; Ex. stock sizes of paper; Ex. stock excuse/character; N: goods for sale in a shop; OP. unique