servile


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Synonyms for servile

Synonyms for servile

excessively eager to serve or obey

Antonyms for servile

submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior

relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants

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That pledge was not a blanket commitment that if you go and slander and attack Heidi that I'm going to nonetheless come like a servile puppy dog and say 'thank you very much for maligning my wife,'" Cruz said.
Writer Atanas Vangelov in Sloboden pecat comments that we continuously witness government's obstructions and the servile workers of Gruevski are working "around the clock".
Personally I would ban them tomorrow morning but that will never happen while we retain a servile streak.
The people are servile and downtrodden, under the heel Of the crown, they ask God to save the Queen, they sing Her praises with their heads bowed down.
Claudius Fergus recognizes that though servile warfare was commonplace, "Tacky's War was the pivotal point that informed the pragmatic rationale for abolitionism" (36).
There are definitely some clients that don't like a chal- lenging creative culture and want something that is more servile in some ways, and my issue is that I don't think we're in the relationship business - I think we're in the product business.
My enthusiastic response was to the chapter "Aunt(y) Jemima in Toronto Spiritual Baptist Experiences: Spiritual Mother or Servile Woman?
The index said results include "slavery, forced labour, human trafficking, debt bondage, forced or servile marriage", along with sexual exploitation
These growing feathers pluck'd from Caesar's wing / Will make him fly an ordinary pitch, Who else would soar above the view of men, and keep us all in servile fearfulness.
Daskalovski explains that a servile culture is thus being created, which is not good for the socio-economic growth of the country.
The contentious question was bridged in 1940 of whether knitting could be called servile work and therefore was forbidden on Sundays.
Le defi est de taille et l'initiative merite d'etre saluee, au moins pour le souffle nouveau qu'elle pourrait apporter, tant les recherches sur la question ont globalement tendance a se focaliser sur les seuls rapports entre maitres et esclaves, voire sur le statut (ou plutot l'absence de statut) de ces derniers, en favorisant ainsi une approche exterieure tendant a jeter le voile sur certaines subtilites du monde servile dans sa dimension communautaire.
His servile capitulation means that he is no longer Prime Minister of Greece.
The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes The Moral Life, Kenneth Minogue, Encounter, 374 pages
Life at the bottom of Babylonian society; servile laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th centuries, B.