Still, for the last year the media has been treating the Abe regime with obsequious deference.
All week, the nation has been gripped by a classic tale—a powerful yet married man meets a younger, hot, obsequious woman.
Five strangers appeared—tall, imposing men, with bouquets of flowers in their hands, and followed by obsequious attendants.
With a flattering and obsequious bow our guide leads the way.
Jesse was considerably more than middling drunk when, his brandy having receded to the lees, he summoned the obsequious Gaskins.
He had resumed his obsequious tone, and was already bowing to take his leave.
The favourites of Apollo did not fail to offer up their obsequious incense to the god of the day.
Brevald, who had been ingratiating and obsequious, now treated him with contempt.
There was an air of obsequious insolence about the old Jew that was very offensive.
"The same, Sir, at your service," replied the obsequious valet.
late 15c., "prompt to serve," from Middle French obséquieux (15c.), from Latin obsequiosus "compliant, obedient," from obsequium "compliance, dutiful service," from obsequi "to accommodate oneself to the will of another," from ob "after" (see ob-) + sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Pejorative sense of "fawning, sycophantic" had emerged by 1590s. Related: Obsequiously; obsequiousness (mid-15c.).