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obdurate
stubborn
obfuscate
confuse, muddle, make needinglessly complex, cause confusion
oblique
indirect, slanting (not perpendicular or from straight line)
obliterate
destroy completely
ominous
threatening
onset
beginning, attack
onus
burden, responsibility
opalescent
iridescent, lustrous
oppurtune
timely, well chosen
optimum
most favorable
obsequious
slavishly attentive, servile, sycophantic
obstetrician
physician specializing in the delivery of babies
obstreperous
boisterous, noisy
obtrude
push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude, butt in, stick out or extrude
obviate
make unnecessary, get rid of
odium
detestation, hatefullness, disrepute
offhand
casual, done without prior thought
officious
meddlesome, excessively pushy in offering one's services
ogle
look at amorously, make eyes at
omniscient
all-knowing
onerous
burdensome
opus
work
oracular
prophetic, uuttered as if with divine authority, mysterious or ambiguous
ordain
decree or command, grant holy orders, predestine
ordeal
severe trial or affliction
ordinance
decree
ordination
ceremony making someone a minister
orient
get one's bearings, adjust
orientation
act of finding oneself in society
ornithologist
scientific student of birds
ornithology
study of birds
oscillate
vibrate pendulumlike, waver
ossify
change or harden into bone
ostenible
apparent, professed, pretended
outlandish
bizarre, peculiar, unconventional
outmoded
no longer stylish, old-fashioned
outskirts
fringes, outer borders
outstrip
surpass, outdo
overbearing
bossy and arrogant, decisively important
overt
open to view
overwrought
extremely agitated, hysterical
overwrought
extremely agitated, hysterical