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English adjective: obsequious

1. obsequious attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

Synonymsbootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish



2. obsequious attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner

SamplesObsequious shop assistants.


Antonymsunservile, unsubmissive

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