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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect.

Usage examples (34)
  • The duteous student willingly helped the teacher carry her things.
  • With reverence, and in duteous phrase address her,
  • Be but duteous, and true preferment shall tender itself to thee.
  • Let no selfish gratification or secret enjoyment prevent your duteous compliance. for more
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