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- adv. in a compliant manner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a compliant manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a compliant or yielding manner.
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We will no longer compliantly consume such art; we will, at the very least, take notice of the messages such art contains.
* We also saw it with AFSCME president Gerry McEntee compliantly endorsing Rahm Emanuel for Chicago Mayor, despite Emanuel consistently laying waste to organized labor's basic agenda.
Zambia compliantly took the medicine the IMF prescribed, including severe spending cuts – but these simply drove the country into a deeper and deeper slump, making its debts ever more unsustainable.
We no longer approach our health as a passive experience, one where we sit back, allow ourselves to be poked, prodded, examined, receive the verdict, and compliantly go along with whatever the High Priests of Medicine say.
Or: he'd take one look at the police, realize the jig was up and I was seriously not someone worth messing with, and he'd clam up, recede into his cowardice, and all-too-compliantly-and-deferentially slink out the door.
For one hundred years it has been dominated by agribusiness giants like United Fruit which grow bananas and compliantly corrupt governments there with equal success.
"Island knows how to get the job done safely and compliantly," the website says.
Somehow the Weathermen had gone from compliantly following the wishes of the people they were trying to organize to punching them in the mouth.
Yet they compliantly held up their hands like grade-schoolers or contestants on Fear Factor.
“Subito,” the waiter said compliantly in perfect, crisp Italian, as he rushed off to bring Dr. Castle his drink.