servilely
adverb see servile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Servilely — Serv ile*ly, adv. In a servile manner; slavishly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • servilely — servile ► ADJECTIVE 1) excessively willing to serve or please others. 2) of or characteristic of a slave or slaves. DERIVATIVES servilely adverb servility noun. ORIGIN Latin servilis, from servus slave …   English terms dictionary

  • servilely — See servile. * * * …   Universalium

  • servilely — adverb In a servile way; fawningly …   Wiktionary

  • servilely — adv. submissively, subserviently, in a slavish manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • servilely — ser·vile·ly …   English syllables

  • servilely — adverb in an obsequious manner she acts obsequiously toward her boss • Syn: ↑obsequiously, ↑subserviently • Derived from adjective: ↑servile, ↑subservient (for: ↑subservient …   Useful english dictionary

  • servile — servilely, adv. servility, servileness, n. /serr vil, vuyl/, adj. 1. slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning: servile flatterers. 2. characteristic of, proper to, or customary for slaves; abject: servile obedience. 3. yielding slavishly;… …   Universalium

  • obsequiously — adverb in an obsequious manner she acts obsequiously toward her boss • Syn: ↑subserviently, ↑servilely • Derived from adjective: ↑servile (for: ↑servilely), ↑subservient …   Useful english dictionary

  • subserviently — adverb in an obsequious manner she acts obsequiously toward her boss • Syn: ↑obsequiously, ↑servilely • Derived from adjective: ↑servile (for: ↑servilely), ↑subservient …   Useful english dictionary

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