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submissive
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Marmeladov submissively and obediently held up both arms to facilitate the search.
  • She was a single woman of about thirty-five, tall, clumsy, timid, submissive and almost idiotic.
  • She spoke as a rule little and, as we have said already, she was very submissive and timid.
  • Yet till that moment she had fancied that she might escape misfortune by care, gentleness and submissiveness before everyone.
  • But I am not so submissive, let me tell you!
  • I see that you are not so submissive!

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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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