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synonyms for obeisant

  • courtly
  • deferential
  • dutiful
  • regarding
  • respectful
  • respecting
  • reverent
  • reverential
  • servile
  • standing
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How to use obeisant in a sentence

Senator McConnell and some other Republican leaders, after waiting far too long, ultimately chose loyalty to the Constitution over obeisance to a demented commander-in-chief.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT: 'US VS. THEM' THINKING IS TEARING AMERICA APART. BUT HERE'S WHY I'M STILL HOPEFUL ABOUT THE FUTUREMADELEINE ALBRIGHTJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
“The adorable creature is not always precisely obeisant,” observed Theobald.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
She imports patterns, and they become the mode; her caterer invents dishes, and they are copied throughout the obeisant world.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 104, JUNE, 1866VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OBEISANT

  • civil
  • complaisant
  • courteous
  • disarming
  • duteous
  • dutiful
  • ingratiating
  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating
  • insinuative
  • obedient
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • polite
  • regardful
  • reverential
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • silky
  • submissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.