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  • n  aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation

  • The American hero is traditionally a loner who risks his life cutting a glory path through officiousness and red tape.
  • But despite Japanese officiousness, Admiral Yarnell knows his nation's rights.
  • That incident, said he, "culminates a long series of incidents of officiousness, stupid regulations and a lack of cooperation, which would seem to indicate that the United States .

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