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Catton never shows, she tells, wagging on in the most officious way.
His likely successor, Ayman al-Zawahri, is cold, plodding, and officious.
This last filled out a response to an imaginary indictment of an officious Crown-Prosecutor.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
What will not jealousy, goaded on by officious and injudicious friendship, do?
Col. Pray, my good Lord, let me attend this officious gentleman, I beseech you do.Clarissa, Or The History Of A Young Lady, Volume 8|Samuel Richardson
I must go down to this officious Peer—Who the devil sent for him?Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
The officious man in the blue cap on the dock had shouted "All aboard!"Janice Day|Helen Beecher Long