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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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Ian Johnson's letter told us only 20% of this workforce was in the Trades Union Congress, thanks to "slavish" policies of employing people from outside the UK.
The doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind." New Hampshire Constitution of 1784.
I HAVE long since stopped being surprised at the slavish acceptance of everything EU by Liberal Democrats.
But it's about finding your own way at the right time Prince William rejects claims he's workshy Be an individualist, not a slavish sock puppet Scientists Richard Dawkins stands up for wearing odd socks All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players William Shakespeare is remembered on the 400th anniversary of his death
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".
With helmer Leigh Silverman facilitating the dizzying time leaps and character pileups of this techno-comedy, the scribe explores our slavish dependence on humanoid robots (and robotic humans) in order to function.
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.
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.
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.
Holeton asked if "slavish conformity" to the Vatican document on translations was a greater priority for the Cathohc church than its commitment to promoting Christian unity.
This is in part due to the slavish obedience to the rules and regulations issued by the European Union of which we a member, although the British Government has never obtained the consent of the electorate for our membership of the EU.