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It’s not until those cultural artifacts break out of our silos — often going viral via mocking screenshot — that we realize just how cringe-tastic they were, and how embarrassing the subservient attitude they represent really is.
WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE OF CRINGESONNY BUNCHJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The cross-aisle determination to counteract Beijing was on full display during the 2020 presidential election, when each campaign tried to prove its “tough on China” credentials and paint the other as subservient to Beijing.
HOW ANTI-BEIJING LEGISLATION BECAME ONE OF THE FEW THINGS DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS CAN AGREE ONNAOMI XU ELEGANTDECEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
His attitude became one of good-humored subservience and tacit adoration.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The temper of the Parliament had drifted far from the slavish subservience which it showed at the close of Henry's reign.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
Twice the trainer spoke to him before he heeded; but then he assumed instantly an air of mildest subservience.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
In the Assembly itself were many bishops and priests who were called upon to give the example of subservience.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
In preaching, he never addressed the passions, but in subservience to reason and truth.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
Their cautious subservience to public opinion,—their deficiency of moral independence,—is the crying sin of their society.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
These colonies were evidently founded in subservience to the commerce of Great Britain.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
And very well indeed he reproduced something of the big, gentle, wistful subservience of the animal.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSERVIENCE

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  • submission
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