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subservient

adjective     /səbˈsɜː.vi.ənt/ US  /-ˈsɝː-/ disapproving
willing to do what other people want, or considering your wishes as less important than those of other people: to adopt a subservient role/position The government was accused of being subservient to the interests of the pro-Europe campaigners.Obedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law subservience     /-əns/ noun [U] subserviently     /-li/ adverb
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