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Synonyms for obsequious
əbˈsi kwi əsob·se·quious

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  1. obsequiousadjective

    servile, ingratiating, truckling, fawning, sycophantic, kiss-ass, slavish, people pleaser

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  1. obsequious

    submissive, servile, deferential, cringing, sycophantic, flattering

    insubmissive, independent, arrogant, self assertive, impudent

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  1. bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyishadjective

    attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

    sycophantic, toadyish, fawning, bootlicking

    unsubmissive, unservile, sincere

  2. obsequiousadjective

    attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner

    "obsequious shop assistants"

    sycophantic, toadyish, bootlicking, fawning

    sincere, unsubmissive, unservile

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  1. obsequiousadjective

    fawning, sycophantic, cringing, servile, slavish, supple, meanly submissive

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  1. obsequiousadjective

    sycophantic, cringing, fawning, deferential, servile

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  1. Hunter Biden:

    Vladimir Putin knows I know Vladimir Putin, and Vladimir Putin knows me. And the fact is that this is what is needed on day one, we're in trouble. We're in trouble. This President is shredding our alliances. This President is yielding to Vladimir Putin in ways that are obsequious.

  2. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden," the Conclusion:

    Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.

  3. Peabody Award:

    He's irreverent, honest, curious, never condescending, never obsequious, people open up to him and, in doing so, often reveal more about their hometowns or homelands than a traditional reporter could hope to document.

  4. Walter Raleigh:

    But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend.

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