obsequious

[ uhb-see-kwee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF obsequious

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBSEQUIOUS

"The same, Sir, at your service," replied the obsequious valet.

Who knows, thought I, but I owe all this obsequious deference to my horse?

He dropped her hand at the obsequious voice of the waiter at his elbow.

It took a Tudor will to do the deed, and it took an obsequious Tudor age to accept it.

Selim was most obsequious, and seemed ready to do everything for my comfort.

The bland, obsequious, well-informed Ramsay became a great favourite.

Finally, he stopped and stood before the obsequious Basilivitch.

The landlord, obsequious and frightened, waited on the party himself.

With a flattering and obsequious bow our guide leads the way.

Still, there was one office that he had failed to perform; he was not obsequious.

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