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obsequious
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
excessively eager to flatter or serve
  • He made his solemn, obsequious bow, and went out.
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (26% in)
  • "Twenty-five francs,' smiled the pedlar obsequiously.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (59% in)
  • The waiter was obsequious.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (26% in)
  • Philip flushed, all the more because the surgeon spoke obviously with a humorous intention, and his brow-beaten dressers laughed obsequiously.
    83-84 — Chapters 83-84 (52% in)

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