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  • n  the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

  • And the egg--in its wimpy little shell and its I'll-be-whatever-texture-you-choose- to-cook-me-into submissiveness--wants to be messed with.
  • They may have thought that the economic collapse that had made Gorbachev wildly unpopular, coupled with a long Russian tradition of submissiveness to authority, would win the .
  • She also teaches a kind of psychic judo for women to use on their mates: give in to get what you want, because submissiveness will bring "a strange but righteous power over your man.
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  • Ramadan: 30 Days of Prayer for Persecuted Christians
    SANTA ANA, Calif., June 19, 2013 / Christian Newswire / -- Ramadan is a time when most Muslims around the world observe 30 days of refraining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Many Muslims view this as a time to practice humility and submissiveness to Allah.
    June 19, 2013 - Christian News Wire

  • Osama bin Laden in Forbes
    The storming of the Red Mosque in Islamabad in July "demonstrated Musharraf's insistence on continuing his loyalty, submissiveness and aid to America against the Muslims ...... and makes armed rebellion against him and removing him obligatory,"...
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in CNN
    Asked to describe the biggest mistake made by US war planners, Cheney said, "I think we underestimated the extent to which 30 years of Saddam's rule had really hammered the population, especially the Shia population, into submissiveness. It's very...
  • François Bayrou in EUX.TV
    I will not go back on our path of liberty,Bayrou said. "I am not looking for nor will accept any submissiveness or rallying to one of the two sides."

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