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What would a monument to political obsequiousness look like?
But there was more to this obsequiousness than the weakness of one officer.
Nothing could rouse him out of his tame civility, which had been taken more than once for obsequiousness.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Resistance to power has shut the door of the House of Commons to one man; obsequiousness and servility, to none.Thoughts on the Present Discontents|Edmund Burke
Evermore is parade and obsequiousness suspectable: it must show either a foolish head, or a knavish heart.Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
He hated obsequiousness, and hesitated whether to deal with the mayor courteously or brusquely.The Cruise of the "Lively Bee"|John De Morgan
This body-guard, with all external demonstrations of obsequiousness, watched him by night and by day, rendering escape impossible.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott