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sequacious

[ si-kwey-shuhs ]
/ sɪˈkweɪ ʃəs /
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adjective
following with smooth or logical regularity.
Archaic. following, imitating, or serving another person, especially unreasoningly.
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Origin of sequacious

First recorded in 1640–50; from Latin sequāc- (stem of sequāx ) “following,” derivative of sequī “to follow” + -āc- (stem of adjective suffix -āx, denoting custom or ability) + -ious

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British Dictionary definitions for sequacious

sequacious
/ (sɪˈkweɪʃəs) /

adjective
logically following in regular sequence
ready to follow any leader; pliant

Derived forms of sequacious

sequaciously, adverbsequacity (sɪˈkwæsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for sequacious

C17: from Latin sequāx pursuing, from sequī to follow
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