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suhb sur vee uhnt

  • s  compliant and obedient to authority
    editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
  • s  serving or acting as a means or aid
  • s  abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    she has become submissive and subservient

  • Since the beginning of that war, a new lite--the siloviki from the FSB (the renamed KGB) and the subservient new economic oligarchs--has come to dominate policymaking under Putin .
  • At first, Wang played the role of subservient subject going abroad not for his own sake alone but also for the glory of the motherland.
  • A charismatic intellectual who challenged traditional ideas of silent and subservient Chinese women, she took a leading role in nationalist politics, running Chiang's air force at .
News & Articles

  • Barbarian Group Wins Inaugural Innovation Lions Grand Prix for Its Cinder Coding Platform
    CANNES, France—Nine years after winning its first Cannes Lion, a gold for Burger King's "Subservient Chicken," The Barbarian Group has secured an even bigger prize: the Grand Prix in the inaugural Innovation Lions contest for a software-development platform it built for creative coders. The platform, Cinder, "provides a powerful, intuitive toolbox for programming graphics, audio, video ...
    June 18, 2013 - AdWeek

  • Jimmy Carter in Washington Post
    Asked by BBC Radio how he would judge Blair's support of Bush, Carter said: "Abominable. Loyal. Blind. Apparently subservient. And I think the almost undeviating support by Great Britain for the ill-advised policies of President Bush in Iraq have...
  • Bob Brown in International Herald Tribune
    We are not the 51st state of the United States of America and Mr. Rudd's salute carried a subservient connotation many Australians won't like,said Bob Brown, leader of the minor opposition Greens pary.
  • Asif Ali Zardari in Ha'aretz
    Zardari has said he will relinquish some of the power accumulated by Musharraf, saying yesterday: "Parliament is sovereign. This president shall be subservient to the parliament."

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