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in a servile manner

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Not stupid," interrupted the Assistant Commissioner, contradicting deferentially.
The courier's wife was shown in--a little meek melancholy woman, with white eyelashes, and watery eyes, who curtseyed deferentially and was troubled with a small chronic cough.
On my deferentially inquiring why, they will answer, 'These things are above their station.
Snagsby, walking deferentially in the road and leaving the narrow pavement to the lawyer; "and the party is very rough.
At sight of Ja they saluted deferentially, but to me they paid not the slightest attention.
The Times' article , deferentially titled "Stand aside for Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's crown prince" effusively waxes praises onto bin Salman as an emerging world leader with a tough road ahead but a serious drive to navigate Saudi into a stronger partnership with the U.
process, the product of which courts review deferentially in just about
A few days later, with our spouses, we took a helicopter ride into the Grand Canyon which, when we returned, culminated in an epic dinner in one of the most elegant restaurants in Las Vegas where, of course, Peter and Julia were well-known and treated deferentially by the maitre d', the wine steward, and the waiters.
One cannot consider the correspondence of Benjamin Britten without first acknowledging, deferentially, the six volumes that comprise Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten, which was edited by Donald Mitchell, Philip Reed, and, ultimately, Mervyn Cooke (see Donald Mitchell, "The Pears Letters," in the introduction to Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten, Volume One 1923-39, ed.
She cites a significant need for research on how institutional care is deferentially experienced on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, age, sexuality or ability, and hopes that her book may foster oa banality of virtueo in which the world is left with no choice but to act to and make things better.
Sison, whom he addresses consistently deferentially, Sir.
So, I deferentially cite the New Yorker [magazine] as saying that if anyone can make it (in business) in New York, he can make it anywhere; I would say that if anyone can't make in Finland, despite our facilities, he just won't be able to do it anywhere else," he said.
We talk elsewhere in the October issue of NRL News about "Five Takeaways" from the first Democratic presidential debate in which four men bowed deferentially to their fellow pro-abortionist, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.