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Subservience

Meaning: The quality, character, or condition of being servilely following another's behests

May 27, 2016 15:00 IST
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Meaning: The quality, character, or condition of being servilely following another's behests

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His master subjugate him to the point of subservience.

Pronunciation: suh b-sur-vee-uh nt

Usage/Example: 1. Ordinary people can defeat the Right, but doing so will require ending our subservience to the Democratic Party (Source: Jacobin magazine)

2. He intimidated every independent sector of the economy and social life into subservience (Source: Foreign Policy)

3. She must be domesticated to the point of subservience. (Source: The Punch)

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