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For India’s mostly servile media, this is a striking break from the usual after seven years of Modi.
IT ISN'T JUST MODI. INDIA’S COMPLIANT MEDIA MUST ALSO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE COVID-19 CRISISDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 3, 2021TIME
Julie Andrews played Cinderella—neat as a new pin and not remotely servile.
WHAT THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CINDERELLA FAIRY TALE MEANS FOR REAL WOMEN TODAYCAROL DYHOUSEAPRIL 19, 2021TIME
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.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
It is only the servile adulation of later writers that has pictured Bruce as animated by patriotism.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
This he promptly did, and in almost servile language withdrew all the opinions to which the fathers had objected.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
From the freedom of nature it sinks into a servile copyism which can hardly be called art at all.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Gospodin Berkman—somehow it echoed the servile barinya with which the domestics used to address my mother.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Would those silly men, those servile votaries of fortune, those effete courtiers, have said this a week ago?
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
There is no real difference between natural religion and the most sombre and servile superstition.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
They all immediately got up to make room for him, and handed him a chair in a manner the most servile and fawning.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SERVILE

  • groveling
  • ingratiating
  • obsequious
  • servile
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