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    Default invasive and short tempered

    Does this "invasive" mean "aggressive" or busybody?
    24)Imagine having dinner in an expensive restaurant with someone special. Your server, however, is invasive and short tempered. How would you feel? Most people would say annoyed or angry. Now imagine that a friend who is eating at the restaurant knows the server, comes over to inform you that the serverís son was killed in a car accident the previous day, but she had to work anyway because she was broke. Now how would you feel? Most people would say sorry. How can your emotions switch from anger o

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    not a teacher

    In this context I think "intrusive" might be closer. The suggestion is that the server tends to intrude on the diners' privacy, perhaps with a clumsy or insensitive manner.

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