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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a subservient manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • She acts obsequiously toward her boss
  • Adjective : an obsequious bow. ,obsequious servants
  • Pikoli's lawyers did not agree that he should have "obsequiously" obeyed Mbeki over the time frame of Selebi's arrest.
  • 'No one there now, Colonel,' he said obsequiously. for more
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