subserviently subserviently

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an obsequious manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For some reason, that small incident triggered the frustrations of Montgomery's Negroes, who for years had bent subserviently beneath the prejudices of the white community.
  2. For some reason, that small incident triggered the frustrations of Montgomery's Negroes, who for years had bent subserviently beneath the prejudices of the white community.

Quotes

  1. "We want to move away from US dependency to a more equal alliance," party Secretary General Yukio Hatoyama said in an interview in Tokyo yesterday. "We've followed the US subserviently in the past."
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Yukio Hatoyama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The victim bonds subserviently and forever with the person who digs them up, usually the person who drugged them," Lapin says.
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Daniel Lapin Source: CBS News

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