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obsequious

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adjective
  • exhibiting a fawning attentiveness [Princeton Review]
  • characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning: an obsequious bow [Webster]
  • ~ (to sb): too willing to obey or serve; too respectful (esp in the hope of getting a reward or favour from sb) [Barron]
  • marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness [Taisha]

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