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submissive
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Great Expectations
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  • "We made the money up this morning, sir," said one of the men, submissively, while the other perused Mr. Jaggers’s face.
  • Yet he was as submissive to a word of advice as if he had been in constant terror; for, when we ran ashore to get some bottles of beer into the boat, and he was stepping out, I hinted that I thought he would be safest where he was, and he said.

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  • She has become silently submissive.
  • Harriet kissed her hand in silent and submissive gratitude.
    Austen, Jane  --  Emma

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