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subservient adj
1 compliant and obedient to authority; "editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
2 abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient" [syn: slavish, submissive]

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Adjective

  1. Useful in an inferior capacity.
  2. Obsequiously submissive.

Translations

Useful in an inferior capacity
Obsequiously submissive

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