dutiful


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marked by courteous submission or respect

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willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect

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'Yes, but she wouldn't have been as dutiful, and it would not have come off as easily,' returned the whelp, 'if it hadn't been for me.'
The squires, who had found it a matter of danger and difficulty to attend their masters during the engagement, now thronged into the lists to pay their dutiful attendance to the wounded, who were removed with the utmost care and attention to the neighbouring pavilions, or to the quarters prepared for them in the adjoining village.
My son, the same kind, dutiful, and obliging creature as ever, treated me now at his own house, paid me my hundred pounds, and sent me home again loaded with presents.
W.; not as I do.' With those submissive words, the dutiful wife preceded him down a few stairs to a little basement front room, half kitchen, half parlour, where a girl of about nineteen, with an exceedingly pretty figure and face, but with an impatient and petulant expression both in her face and in her shoulders (which in her sex and at her age are very expressive of discontent), sat playing draughts with a younger girl, who was the youngest of the House of Wilfer.
Hannah had `dished up' and astonishing breakfast for the traveler, finding it impossible to vent her excitement in any other way, and Meg and Jo fed their mother like dutiful young storks, while they listened to her whispered account of Father's state, Mr.
I'm come to fetch you home; and I hope you'll be a dutiful daughter and not encourage my son to further disobedience.
The Chief Minister said that late Abdul Qayyum was an honest, upright and dutiful officer and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace.
He said that teachers were backbone of a society so they must be dutiful to prepare new generation for future.
Summary: Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 12 (ANI): Do you need an example of a dutiful citizen?
When a person becomes dutiful, he or she looks beautiful!
The IGP said that the system of accountability for the irresponsible as well as appreciation for honest and dutiful is there for the officers and officials.
"Kate is hugely dutiful, but she is quite strong and leading the way behind the scenes," Seward continued.
He also paid tributes to the services of the late general for the armed forces of Pakistan and said that he was a brave and dutiful officer who always performed his duties very diligently.
The anthology contains a comprehensive selection of poets, whose work is here translated into English to serve as a teaching and study aid and a dutiful representation of Indonesia's beloved genre.
By former Sunset staffer Molly Watson, the book turns these nutritional powerhouses into dishes that taste anything but dutiful (here's to you, Farro, Chard, and Ricotta Casserole).