obsequiously obsequiously

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an obsequious manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. During Taraki's visit to Moscow last month, President Brezhnev reportedly chided him for behaving too obsequiously before the Russians, which he felt made the Afghan leader look bad.
  2. But Aramco is always obsequiously anxious not to jeopardize a deal which is one of oildom's most profitable.
  3. Polish papers had not very much to say, except to welcome Poland's new military boss obsequiously.

News

  • Hostel Environments: AirBnB Now Trying to Sweet-Talk Bill de Blasio Directly

    As AirBnB's place in New York City remains tenuous, the short-term rental website's public relations offensive continues with a one-minute Youtube spot, titled "Bill de Blasio's Big Day," in which users obsequiously congratulate the Mayor-elect and invite him to...
    on December 10, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

Quotes

  • "With the other, Zardari pointed a crooked finger at the rise of fundamentalism and capitalised on a golden opportunity to bring the nation's elite back into the government's obsequiously pro-American fold," Fatima, a bitter critic of Zardari,...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Fatima Bhutto Source: Press Trust of India

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