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synonyms for slavishly

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

Onstage, this slavish adherence to traditional format is surely part of the show’s charm, another function of its lovingly self-mocking tone.
THANKS TO RYAN MURPHY, NETFLIX THROWS AN INCLUSIVE ‘PROM’JOHN PAUL KINGDECEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Ten shillings and Jaffery's peremptory order to stick to his side and obey him slavishly took the place of intellectual workings.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
When Yeobright was not with Eustacia he was sitting slavishly over his books; when he was not reading he was meeting her.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
Nevertheless, I do not believe any sculptor should slavishly adhere to the canons of form laid down by the tailor.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Herrera did not publish his results, which are slavishly chronological in their method, till half a century later (1601-15).
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
But this old rule is by no means slavishly followed in polite society in this country.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
"Yes, sir," assented Sterne, slavishly responsive to the new authority.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
In his translation Ettmller followed in the steps of Kemble2, but he was not slavishly dependent upon him.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
Fashions in paint were quite as slavishly followed as any other, and, as we see, have died hard.
THE HERITAGE OF DRESSWILFRED MARK WEBB
It is not necessary to follow the given quantity of grains per pound slavishly and without regard to consequences.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SLAVISHLY

  • abjectly
  • dutifully
  • fawningly
  • grovelingly
  • ingratiatingly
  • obediently
  • slavishly
  • subserviently
  • sycophantically
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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