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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an obsequious manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : servile flatterers. ,servile obedience. ,medieval rebellions against servile laws
  • " We must not servilely accept gratuities for doing our duty."
  • But, as has been said, it is not necessary to copy Nature servilely.
  • Anything other than servilely grovelling is to them an act of hostility. for more
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