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  • r  in an obsequious manner
    she acts obsequiously toward her boss

  • Besides the secular intellectuals, Neuhaus has little regard for those religious intellectuals who are still "obsequiously accommodating to cultural moods" rather than asserting .
  • 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.
  • Impressed, the customs officials bowed obsequiously when Ambassador Davies told them he had lost the Soviet permit enabling him to pass the frontier without having his luggage .

  • Fatima Bhutto in Press Trust of India
    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,...

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