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  • r  in a servile manner

  • Similarly, the symbolic figurehead of the reformist movement, former President Mohammad Khatami, called on Iranians to "Participate, though submissively, but with joy!".
  • Only their jaws are moving, submissively, evenly, without joy or animation.
  • Not only must women lie submissively in stirrups; they frequently must also endure the abasing attitudes of their doctors -- 80% of whom are men.
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  • California prisons’ photo ban leaves legacy of blurred identities
    */ The snapshots are old and discolored, capturing the faces of men behind bars in California’s vast penal system and those destined to enter it. Some are wide-eyed. Others cast hard stares. One inmate, a bony heroin addict dressed in baggy prison denim, stares submissively into the camera. Dating back as far as the 1980s, the photographs would be unremarkable except for this detail: They were ...
    July 8, 2013 - Center for Investigative Reporting

  • Allama Iqbal in The News - International
    If any parliament in 1988, 1990, 1993, and 1996,Ahsan Iqbal said, "had allowed military the opportunity to bring in-house change of the leader as submissively as the present parliament did in cases of Jamali, Shujaat, and Shaukat, it would...
  • John Updike in Washington Post
    Thus Updike describes the minutiae of his early carnality: "the bluish inner sides of her arms, turned submissively uppermost, and the backs of her thighs, his fingers curled to lightly scratch the goosebumped skin with his nails."

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