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Definition of "obsequiously" []

  • In an obsequious manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "obsequiously" in a sentence
  • "Pikoli's lawyers did not agree that he should have "obsequiously" obeyed Mbeki over the time frame of Selebi's arrest."
  • "Tina raised her hand, ducking her head obsequiously."
  • "And by the way, just as these politicians flattered, overlooked, and cosseted Murdoch in desperate pursuit and defense of their own self-interest -- the way schoolyard victims are obsequiously and tail-waggingly respectful to schoolyard bullies -- so too did both the Labor and Conservative parties coddle the indigenous Murdochs of Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria."