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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling someone in servitude.

Usage examples (5)
  • But in fact Citi - zens were serflike in their entertainment-or so it seemed so far.
  • The United States is the largest source of remittances — Saudi Arabia, with its armies of serflike guest workers, is No. 2 — and Mexico the largest recipient of U.S. funds.
  • The failure to disclose stories has usually occurred at the behest of the Executive; it tells the Times -- which bends the knee, serflike -- that national security would...
  • The Liberals were courteous and rather worried, Labour were rude and quarrelsome, and the Conservatives were positively robotic in their ruthless insistence on the... for more
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