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Obdurate

Stubborn

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Obsequious

Overly submissive

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Obsequy

Funeral ceremony(often used in plural, obsequies)

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Obviate

To make unnecessary; to anticipate and prevent

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Occlude

To shut; block

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Occult

Relating to practices connected with supernatural phenomena

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Odyssey

A long, adventurous voyage; a quest

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Officious

Too helpful; meddlesome

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Olfactory

Concerning the sense of smell

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Oligarchy

Form of government in which power belongs to only a few leaders

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Onerous

Burdensome

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Onomatopoeia

Formation or use of words that imitate sounds of the actions they refer to

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Opprobrium

Disgrace; contempt

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Ornithologist

Scientist who studies birds

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Oscillate

To move back and forth

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Ostentatious

Showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious

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Overweening

Presumptuous; arrogant; overbearing