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copying another in an inferior or obsequious way

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being or given to servile imitation

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Marston seems to envision the whole social situation as one in which oppositions of relative size, power, and agency ironically contradict one another: lordly status manifests itself in the maintenance of mere boys who apishly mock the men they figuratively and literally displace.
30) In the 1638 second edition, Herbert revised this passage about the language of the people of the Cape to lay the groundwork for an even more damning assertion about their sexual practices: "Their language is apishly sounded (with whom tis thought they mixe unnaturally) .