Official: As a noun, it refers to a person elected/appointed to office. As an adjective, it means authorized or authoritative.

Officious: An adjective meaning unnecessarily aggressive in the unwanted offering of one’s services.

Example Sentences: They received an official warning. The woman was very officious in explaining what they should do.

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