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Obdurate

Unyielding, hard-hearted, inflexible (adj)

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Obeisance

Gesture that expresses deference, such a bow or curtsy (n)

3

Obfuscate

To deliberately obscure, to make confusing (v)

4

Objurgate

To reproach or vehemently denounce; to scold (adj)

5

Obstinate

Stubborn; hardheaded; uncompromising (adj)

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Obstreperous

Noisy, loudly stubborn, boisterous (adj)

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Obtain

To be established, accepted, or customary, prevail (v)

8

Obtuse

Lacking sharpness of intellect, not clear or precise in thought or expression (adj)

9

Obviate

To anticipate and make unnecessary (v)

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Occlude

To obstruct or block (v)

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Occult

Hidden, concealed, beyond comprehension (adj)

12

Odious

Hateful; arousing strong feelings of dislike (adj)

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Officious

Meddlesome, pushy in offering one's services where they are unwanted (adj)

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Onerous

Troubling, burdensome (adj)

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Opaque

Impermeable by light; dense in mind (adj)

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Opprobrium

Disgrace, contempt, scorn (n)

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Oscillation

The act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady; uninterrupted rhythm (n)

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Ossified

Changed into bone; made rigidly conventional and unreceptive to change (adj)

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Ostensible

Seeming, appearing as much professed (adj)

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Ostentatious

Characterized by or given to pretentiousness (adj)

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Overweening

Presumptuously arrogant, overbearing, immoderate (adj)