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subservient
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War and Peace
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  • Here, as elsewhere, he was surrounded by an atmosphere of subservience to his wealth, and being in the habit of lording it over these people, he treated them with absent-minded contempt.
  • At Anna Pavlovna’s they talked with perplexity of Bonaparte’s successes just as before and saw in them and in the subservience shown to him by the European sovereigns a malicious conspiracy, the sole object of which was to cause unpleasantness and anxiety to the court circle of which Anna Pavlovna was the representative.

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  • I should show my subservience.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Our people are used to being subservient because under the wali no criticism was tolerated.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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