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She’s accruing power and forcing leadership to be subservient to her.
HOW THE 'MAGA SQUAD' IS BUILDING POWER TO CONTROL THE NEXT CONGRESSMOLLY BALLJUNE 14, 2022TIME
In these circumstances, Moscow will be far more likely to reconsider its current strategy of confrontation in the West and partnership with China, which is setting Russia on a path to be Beijing’s subservient junior partner.
THE U.S. MUST SUPPORT UKRAINE, BUT CHINA MUST BE OUR PRIORITYELBRIDGE A. COLBYFEBRUARY 28, 2022TIME
Once subservient to the Mongol Empire — just like Kievan-Rus’ — Muscovy shifted its fate in 1480 when its grand prince, Ivan the Great, refused to pay tribute to his Mongol overlords and successfully proclaimed his territory’s independence.
PUTIN’S WAR AIMS TO UNDO THE TRAUMAS OF THE 1990S FOR RUSSIANSALEXANDRA (SASHA) ZBOROVSKYFEBRUARY 27, 2022WASHINGTON POST
It’s not that hard to draw a line from “the machines are keeping the people subservient to them” to something like QAnon.
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She said that because social pressures and threats of violence – as well as actual violence – force heterosexuality on women, that made women dependent on and subservient to men in all areas of life, including gender roles and sexual expression.
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In Venice in the 16th and 17th centuries, it was generally the eldest brother who was permitted to marry, after which younger brothers would live with him and his family, dependent and subservient.
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This didn't seem like the old, subservient Jim she was familiar with and she disliked his plainness of speech.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Since the Croen were few, they began to recruit from among the Zervs and other groups who were subservient to the Schrees.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
He formed a design for making these lands more subservient to the purpose of emigration than they had hitherto been.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
In the old time the kings aspired to be the head of the Spanish Church, and were none too subservient to the Pope.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUBSERVIENT

  • accommodated
  • acquiescent
  • adapted
  • adjusted
  • agreeable
  • amenable
  • biddable
  • calm
  • compliant
  • cordial
  • deferential
  • docile
  • genial
  • gentle
  • long-suffering
  • manageable
  • nonresisting
  • obedient
  • patient
  • peaceable
  • philosophical
  • pliant
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • ready
  • reconciled
  • renouncing
  • satisfied
  • stoical
  • subdued
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • tame
  • tolerant
  • tractable
  • unassertive
  • unprotesting
  • unresisting
  • well-disposed
  • willing
  • yielding
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