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hhtt21

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I looked at the verb interfere in Oxford dictionaries but something was strange. When I expanded synonyms the options were not verb even though the meaning was for a verb.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/us/interfere

Would you explain what these are: meddlesome[FONT=&quot], meddling, intrusive, intruding, prying, probing, nosy, inquisitive, over-curious, over-interested, busybody?

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They are potential synonyms for the adjective interfering, except for the last, which could be a synonym for interfering person.
 

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They are potential synonyms for the adjective interfering, except for the last, which could be a synonym for interfering person.

But I think that's very strange because they give verb than they give first the adjective's synonyms then verb's synonyms. Don't you think this is strange, too?
 

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I'd guess it's an incorrect entry.
 

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But I think that's very strange because they give verb than they give first the adjective's synonyms then verb's synonyms. Don't you think this is strange, too?

I agree! They could have at least shown that meddlesome, meddling, etc. are used as adjectives.
 
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