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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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servile
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • When his servant entered.... The man was quite impassive, and waited for his orders. Dorian ... could see the reflection of Victor’s face perfectly. It was like a placid mask of servility.
  • ’Have a box, my Lord?’ he said, when he saw me, and he took off his hat with an air of gorgeous servility.

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  • She acknowledged her submission in a servile tone.
  • We expect our waiters to give world-class service, but not to be so servile they sacrifice their human dignity.

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