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obsequious
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
obsequious /əb'si:kwiəs/
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Concise Dictionary
əb'sɪːkwɪəs
adj.
+attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
+attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
low, cringing, toadying, toadyish, sycophantic(al), sycophantish, unctuous, truckling, grovelling, crawling, fawning, deferential, ingratiating, menial, flattering, servile, slavish, subservient, submissive, abject, mealy-mouthed, slimy, Colloq boot-licking, Chiefly Brit smarmy, Taboo Slang brown-nosing, Brit arse-kissing, arse-licking, US ass-licking, ass-kissing:
He is surrounded with obsequious followers who cater to his every whim.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
(formal, disapproving) trying too hard to please sb, especially sb who is important: an obsequious manner / smile
obsequiously adverb: smiling obsequiously
obsequiousness noun [U]


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