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obsequious
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
excessively eager to flatter or serve
  • During the day the animals obsequiously followed the shadow of the smallest tree as it moved round the stem with the diurnal roll; and when the milkers came they could hardly stand still for the flies.
    3 — The Rally (94% in)

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