Officious kindness, which often soothes the agonies of death, was denied her.
(searching about with officious haste) If it's above ground, I'll find it.
She was even pleased with their officious and friendly-seeming demeanour.
“You are officious and impertinent,” said I, white with ire.
I could have kicked Bayliss for his officious explanation of kinship.
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