To condemn it, you would call this
behaviour officious; what sesqipedalian
adjective would you use to praise it?
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consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
Uncalled for work perceived as meddling
is described as officious; similar work felt
to be useful is described as supererogatory.
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