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Oaf

stupid awkward person; CF. elf

Usage

That stupid oaf is always knocking things over.

oaf
Mnemonic

Oaf...sounds like uff..and when you see an ugly awkward person..you say..uff ufff..

Oath

solemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''

Oatmeal

crushed oats used for making porridge

Obdurate

stubborn; refusing to change one's belief

Usage

The obdurate youngster refused to eat the Brussels sprouts

obdurate

Obeisance

bow (to show respect and obedience)

Usage

: The nobles gave obeisance to the new king.

obeisance
Mnemonic

Obey Sense

Obelisk

tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid

Usage

The obelisk was erected in his memory in 1812.

obelisk

Obese

excessively fat; N. obesity

Obfuscate

confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand

Usage

This sign makes me feel obfuscated!!!

obfuscate
Mnemonic

ob (ab---now) FUSCATE = fuss + create....so, a fuss created about something

Obituary

death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.

Objective

not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim

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