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servile
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
submissive — typically excessively so (so submissive or eager to serve and please that one seems to have no self-respect)

or:

relating to the work that requires obeying demeaning commands

or:

slave-like or relating to slaves
  • Yes, but I had only the credit of servilely copying such sentences as I was ashamed to put my name to.
    Chapter 44 (74% in)
servilely = demeaningly obeying commands
There are no more uses of "servile" in Sense and Sensibility.

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