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subservient
used in Catch-22

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Definition
serving in a less important role — sometimes implying excessive submissiveness
  • They were shifty, cheerful, subservient men who were comfortable only with each other and never met anyone else's eye, not even Yossarian's eye at the open-air meeting they called to reprimand him publicly for making Kid Sampson turn back from the mission to Bologna.
    Chapter 15 — Piltchard & Wren (4% in)
  • 'Certainly it isn't, Colonel,' Milo disagreed in a somewhat firm tone, raising his subservient eyes significantly just far enough to arrest Colonel Cathcart's.
    Chapter 35 — Milo the Militant (21% in)

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