slavish


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Synonyms for slavish

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excessively eager to serve or obey

copying another in an inferior or obsequious way

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blindly imitative

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abjectly submissive

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Mother imagines that I am the slavish echo of my brother Victor.
People think he does it from slavish politeness, but it's simply because he is ashamed of his bird's nest; he is such a boastful fellow
Gale said that the musical, which is set to debut in London's West End in 2015, will be "true to the spirit of the film without being a slavish remake".
Aside from being a slavish love letter to the web company - and featuring John Goodman and Will Ferrell in thankless bit parts - there aren't enough gags to call it a comedy.
Aside from being a slavish love letter to the web company - and featuring John Goodman and Will Ferrell in small, thankless bit parts - there aren't enough gags to call it a comedy.
While he is critical of prevailing attitudes and the fairly slavish adherence to the 'canon,' the old ways of doing things, he is equally critical of those predicting doom and failure.
This is anything but a faithful and slavish adaptation of the classic, but is certainly sexy and daring.
No apology or compensation will ever be enough to wipe out their slavish nightmare.
Like the Gwen Stefani-fronted third wave ska band of yore, Rising Tribe has a way of nodding toward the conventions of its music's island roots, without being slavish to it.
It's like she's daring the fashionistas to wear her creations so she can have a laugh at their slavish ridiculousness.
The problem with the EU is its completely undemocratic nature and its slavish commitment to the free market and austerity.
WHEN will the slavish royalists open their eye to the truth?
Mr Rutte's hopes to clinch a deal to cut the target below the EU's 3% target evaporated on Saturday, when his key political ally, populist eurosceptic Geert Wilders walked out of the talks, saying a slavish adherence to European rules would harm the Dutch economy.
But while Molvaer's muted trumpet sound has an obvious debt to Davis's work of the 1970s and 1980s, it is anything but a slavish copy.
They obviously believe in miracles if they really think that electors have not noticed the difference between what they promised and their slavish acceptance of Conservative policies.