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servile

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The “truth” that the film claims to reveal is that there was a “genocide” of Pandits in the 1990s, hidden by a callous ruling establishment and a servile media.

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I really wanted to show how people of color in servile positions to a largely homogenous group of people, when that’s your employment, you’re not allowed to say what you think always.

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For India’s mostly servile media, this is a striking break from the usual after seven years of Modi.

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Julie Andrews played Cinderella—neat as a new pin and not remotely servile.

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Women were better at carrying heavy loads because their heads were harder and stronger, the Arapesh would say, not because women were naturally suited to servile tasks.

Where Don is confident and arrogant, Bob is servile and accommodating.

They are not permitted to speak of that period of colonial history when they were ruled as a servile caste by a Tutsi elite.

In memory, he was reviled as a servile race traitor, a cringing sycophant to white wealth and power.

I found that I reverted to a housewife stereotype as servile as my grandma.

It is only the servile adulation of later writers that has pictured Bruce as animated by patriotism.

This he promptly did, and in almost servile language withdrew all the opinions to which the fathers had objected.

From the freedom of nature it sinks into a servile copyism which can hardly be called art at all.

Gospodin Berkman—somehow it echoed the servile barinya with which the domestics used to address my mother.

Would those silly men, those servile votaries of fortune, those effete courtiers, have said this a week ago?

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to servile, such as: abject, base, beggarly, bootlicking, craven, and cringing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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