Origin of slavish
Examples from the Web for slavish
DC Comics uses a slavish adherence to the status quo to prevent anything socially progressive from taking place on its pages.DC Comics’ Diversity Crisis: Why the Status Quo Rules|Liz Watson|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She must whitewash these brown men and women, rid them of their savage, slavish ways, and repaint them in her own image.The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’|Amy Zimmerman|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zaks had to find the delicate poise between vivid restating and slavish reenactment.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a lie, and only the most slavish of Russian propagandists are claiming otherwise.Ron Paul Is Supporting Russia’s Illegal Occupation of Crimea|James Kirchick|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His recent opus, “Distorting Russia,” will go down in history as one of the most slavish defenses of Putinism.
Yet not such a slavish one neither, as should rather seem the effect of her insensibility, than judgment or affection.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded|Samuel Richardson
Yet evil to them seems less a terrible than a slavish thing.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death|Frederick W. H. Myers
Faith is not a matter of blind belief, of slavish assent and acceptance, as many no-faith people seem to regard it.Introduction to Robert Browning|Hiram Corson
Tertullian's works prove that they were, on the other hand, almost too slavish in their adherence to ancient customs.
Football is driving, slavish work; there isn't one man in twenty who gets any real pleasure out of it.Stover at Yale|Owen Johnson