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- adj. obedient; obsequious
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Obedient; obsequious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Obedient; compliant; obsequious.
He must have heard "great argument about it and about"; whether "evermore he came out by the same door wherein he went" we cannot tell, for he possessed to an extraordinary degree the faculty of seeing the two sides of a question: as he stayed at Broughton "with very good likeing" for five or six years, it may be presumed that the discreet and morigerous man concealed the difficulty which he felt in accepting some of the views maintained at Broughton.