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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of being compliant to excess.

Usage examples (3)
  • Most effusive obsequity toward the hosts: Steven Spielberg called Time "an institution that has always strived to tell the truth."
  • 'Since that is his condition, I must leave Harlan here,' he said to a corpulent, moon-faced individual who bowed with oily obsequity at each phrase.
  • He was quite a young man, with shifting grey eyes, and he saluted the Provincial with a nervous obsequity which was unpleasant to look upon. for more
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