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Servile

Serv´ile
a.1.Of or pertaining to a servant or slave; befitting a servant or a slave; proceeding from dependence; hence, meanly submissive; slavish; mean; cringing; fawning; as, servile flattery; servile fear; servile obedience.
She must bend the servile knee.
- Thomson.
Fearing dying pays death servile breath.
- Shak.
2.Held in subjection; dependent; enslaved.
Even fortune rules no more, O servile land!
- Pope.
3.(Gram.) Not belonging to the original root; as, a servile letter.
n.1.(Gram.) An element which forms no part of the original root; - opposed to radical.
Adj.1.servile - pertaining to or involving slaves; "the servile wars of Sicily"
2.servile - submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"
Antonyms:
unservile, unsubmissive - not servile or submissive
3.servile - involving slaves; "Brown's attempt at servile insurrection"
abused, accepting, acquiescent, agreeable, apple-polishing, ass-kissing, assenting, attendant, attending, bootlicking, browbeaten, brown-nosing, client, common, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, consenting, craven, cringing, crouching, deferential, demeaning, dependent, disadvantaged, downtrod, downtrodden, fawning, feudal, feudatory, flattering, ground down, helping, henpecked, humble, in leading strings, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, ingratiating, junior, less, lesser, liege, lower, mean-spirited, ministering, minor, misused, modest, nondissenting, nonresistant, nonresisting, nonresistive, obedient, obeisant, obsequious, on bended knee, oppressed, ordered around, ordinary, overborne, passive, prone, prostrate, regimented, resigned, scurvy, second rank, second string, secondary, serving, servitorial, slavish, slimy, smarmy, sub, subaltern, subject, submissive, subordinate, subservient, supine, sycophantic, sycophantish, third rank, third string, toadish, toadying, toadyish, trampled, tributary, truckling, tyrannized, ugly, unassertive, uncomplaining, unctuous, underprivileged, unmanned, unresistant, unresisting, vassal, vile, waiting, wheedling
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