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  • adj. Obedient; submissive; obsequious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Obedient; submissive; obsequious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Obedient; submissive; obsequious.
  • In physical geography, the opposite of consequent: said of streams which have grown by headward erosion so as to flow in a direction opposite to the dip of the underlying strata.

Etymologies

From Latin obsequens, present participle of obsequi; ob (see ob- +‎) + sequi. See sequence. (Wiktionary)

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