Vernile
Vernile Ver"nile, a. [L. vernilis servile. See {Vernacular}.] Suiting a salve; servile; obsequious. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The example . . . of vernile scurrility. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • vernile — index servile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vernile — ver·nì·le agg. OB invernale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XVII …   Dizionario italiano

  • vernile — …   Useful english dictionary

  • CKCO-TV — Infobox Broadcast call letters = CKCO TV city = station station slogan = station branding = CTV analog = 13 (VHF) digital = allocated 7 (VHF) other chs = see below affiliations = CTV network = airdate = March 1, 1954 location = Kitchener, Ontario …   Wikipedia

  • Songlines Live — Infobox music DVD Name = Songlines Live Type = Live DVD Artist = The Derek Trucks Band Released = July 11, 2006 Recorded = January 28, 2006 in Chicago, IL Genre = Blues, Rock, World Fusion Length = 138:44 Label = Legacy Producer = Blake Budney,… …   Wikipedia

  • WUSB (FM) — Infobox Radio station name = WUSB airdate = June 27, 1977 frequency = 90.1 MHz city = Stony Brook, New York area = Long Island format = Freeform owner = State University of New York Board of Trustees erp = 3,600 watts haat = 162 meters branding …   Wikipedia

  • servile — I adjective abiectus, abject, compliant, deferential, downtrodden, fawning, groveling, harnessed, humble, humilis, ingratiating, low, mean, meek, menial, obedient, obeisant, obsequious, passive, prostrate, respectful, servilis, slavish, subject,… …   Law dictionary

  • adulatory — adj 1. sycophantic, toadyish, toad eating, flattering, fawning, truckling, ingratiating, timeserving, Sl. bootlicking, Sl. apple polishing, Sl. brown nosing; unctuous, oily, buttery, candied, honeymouthed, smooth talking, smooth tongued, sweet… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cringing — adj 1. cowering, shrinking, quailing, blenching, flinching, wincing, starting, recoiling, shying, Inf. funking, Sl. mooching; shaking, trembling, quivering, Inf. shaking in one s boots or shoes. 2. servile, slavish, obsequious, Obs. obsequent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • deferential — adj 1. respectful, regardful, considerate, thoughtful; obedient, dutiful; polite, courteous, civil. 2. submissive, acquiescent, compliant, complaisant, passive, nonresisting, docile, tractable, mealy mouthed, Uncle Tomish; obeisant, prostrate, on …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”