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synonyms for obsequiously

  • subserviently
  • abjectly
  • dutifully
  • fawningly
  • grovelingly
  • ingratiatingly
  • obediently
  • slavishly
  • sycophantically
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How to use obsequiously in a sentence

I would then slip the old fellow a bit of silver, as I was bidden, and he would obsequiously depart.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
Tomlinson was assisted out of the office by the deputy sheriff, the doctor opening the doors obsequiously ahead of them.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Several of her menials simultaneously appeared out of invisibility, and one of them hurried obsequiously towards him.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
The house was frequented by all the friends of the host, who were obsequiously effusive in smiles, flattery, and genuflections.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
His hat was in his hand, and his body was obsequiously bent, but there was no discomposure in his lifeless voice and manner.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
On leaving the opera she took a carriage for the mere vanity of being obsequiously handed through the door.
MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
Monsieur Marmot, murmuring profuse thanks, bowed and bowed again, and followed Monsieur le Préfet obsequiously to the door.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
"We have no orders to refuse you, Don Jacinto," answered one of the men obsequiously.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
Bowing obsequiously, the man inquired whether he had occasion for anything.
AURIOLW. HARRISON AINSWORTH
"May it please your worship, the prisoners are forbidden to smoke," he said obsequiously.
THE STRANGE STORY OF RAB RBYMR JKAI
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