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synonyms for subserviently

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

I saw his massive figure in the doorway, and the big, prolific woman moved subserviently about the room.
THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
I saw also that he was handsome, and I was quite sure he must be rich, or no doctor would wait upon him so subserviently.
WINTER EVENING TALESAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
At that moment a young clergyman came into the room, making apologies and bowing subserviently.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
Pedro was approaching them subserviently, a humble, bobbing head betokening his anxiety to please the fine folk.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Crashaw smiled subserviently; he was never quite at his ease in Challis's presence.
THE WONDERJ. D. BERESFORD
Accordingly he told the ambassadors to carry word back, that he should act subserviently to the senate and the people.
THE HISTORY OF ROME; BOOKS NINE TO TWENTY-SIXTITUS LIVIUS
He looked, and was, a typical Prussian, subserviently polite to his superiors and pointedly arrogant to those who were not.
BILLY BARCROFT, R.N.A.S.PERCY F. WESTERMAN
Whither he suggested, she followed meekly, almost subserviently.
THE FORGED NOTEOSCAR MICHEAUX
Was it because he had been a "cage man" too long, always taking orders, always acquiescing subserviently, never asserting?
SKINNER'S DRESS SUITHENRY IRVING DODGE
On the contrary, he and others of his ilk are most subserviently dependent on them.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSERVIENTLY

  • 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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