Surely the party can tolerate a few midlevel leaders, especially younger ones, meekly supporting the policy.
Bob Cratchit, the clerk who is the father of Tiny Tim and who meekly serves Scrooge, is paid fifteen shillings a week.
Devastated and utterly embarrassed, I meekly raised my hand.
Despite Euro elite expectations, Italian voters have not meekly submitted to foreign-imposed austerity.
Nonplussed, he thought for a moment, smiled, and meekly confessed, “Nothing I guess—just boxing and my family.”
It seemed good to be managed once more, and he meekly acquiesced to all she proposed.
"Nous allong—" began Rose, meekly; but she was cut short in her repetition.
All right,” he said, meekly, cowed by the mighty triumph of the “Firm.
"I am afraid it was the other thing in this case, Frances," said Margaret, meekly.
"I think he said something about a breakfast," meekly interposed Mr. Clinch.
c.1200, "gentle, quiet, unaggressive; benevolent, kind; courteous, humble, unassuming;" of a woman, "modest," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse mjukr "soft, pliant, gentle"), from Proto-Germanic *meukaz (cf. Gothic muka-modei "humility," Dutch muik "soft"), of uncertain origin, perhaps from PIE *meug- "slippery, slimy." In the Bible, it translates Latin mansuetus from Vulgate (see mansuetude). Sense of "submissive" is from mid-14c.
"those who are meek," c.1200, from meek (adj.).