/ (ˈɒbsɪkwənt) /
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(of a river) flowing into a subsequent stream in the opposite direction to the original slope of the land
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Word Origin for obsequent
C16 (in the obsolete sense: yielding): from Latin obsequī, from sequī to follow
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