Thesaurus / obsequiously
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Chuan Kai, following them out to the street, was obsequiously polite.
THE MARK OF THE KNIFECLAYTON H. ERNST
A man looked up as they entered, a dark-skinned, low-browed Israelite, who greeted them with an obsequiously furtive air.
THE PURSUITFRANK (FRANK MACKENZIE) SAVILE
To this dialogue Riderhood had attended in silence, and he now obsequiously bespake the Captain.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Anna nodded, and Mr. Earles attended her obsequiously to the door.
ANNA THE ADVENTURESSE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Miss Gale gave a little supercilious nod, and he showed her obsequiously into the carriage.
THE WOMAN-HATERCHARLES READE
Dishes were obsequiously offered for inspection and approval.
THE KINGDOM ROUND THE CORNERCONINGSBY DAWSON
"Your Excellency has not added your address," said the clerk, obsequiously.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Then, it added, obsequiously, something about “the inestimable benefits from carrying the speculations of that learned man” &c.
PICKWICKIAN STUDIESPERCY FITZGERALD
You may perhaps have the honor of most obsequiously holding the coach-door while he alights with the lady to get married.
THE ROBBERSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
His hat was in his hand, and his body was obsequiously bent, but there was no discomposure in his lifeless voice and manner.