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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Worse yet, in its slavish desire to teach moviegoers a thing or two about gay issues and makeshift families, the film takes on a pedantic tone more suited to an educational movie.
Blair's arguments backing the proposals are disingenuous - it is his slavish adherence to corrupt American policy in Iraq that landed us in this situation in the first place.
The Early Show'' - its cheesy music gives it the feel of a local program and its logo, a portion of the CBS eye, looks like an ad for Direct TV - is a slavish imitator of every other misfired morning program you've seen, only sometimes played at half speed.
The slavish philosophy that private is good and public is bad and that consultants hold all the answers is a waste of money.
This does not mean slavish acceptance by someone higher on the pecking order, but willingness to accept the rules of society.
ANYONE who has ever stayed in a New York hotel will understand when I say that there is no more grovelling, subservient, slavish or sycophantic a breed than the hotel receptionist.
The shortsightedness of the state Department of Transportation absolutely boggles the mind, but then again, considering its slavish devotion to public transportation in an impossibly large area such as Southern California, I am not surprised.
ON the basis that weakness, incompetence and slavish loyalty are fine qualities in a politician, Geoff "Buff" Hoon is still a member of the Cabinet.
Fans of Morrison will likely be pleased by Demme's slavish attention to the novel.
The president of another teaching union, Peter McLoughlin of the NASUWT, earlier said the plans were a "recipe for chaos" and smacked of "a slavish adherence to an ideology or a fascination with gimmicks".
that seems to make dogs his slavish followers in seconds - sees the TV series as a way to help dogs and their owners live together more happily.
And Dzuy Vuong hit a lighter note with his poem about a vacuum cleaner - a slavish dual-cyclonic action Dirt Devil that sucks and lifts dirt at the user's command.
I AM not a slavish royal sycophant as my writings, I hope, have consistently proved.
Will Freddy (Stallone) set aside his slavish admiration for the boys in blue to take a stand?
The doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind.