Sentence Examples


  • Obsequious service is expected, and one generally leaves a tip.
  • Essays that are too obsequious are often too obviously pandering to the writer in question.
  • The little girl had obsequious manners.
  • Unlike the Danes, these Orientals do not demand the obsequious homage of lowered top-sails from the endless procession of ships before the wind, which for centuries past, by night and by day, have passed between the islands of Sumatra and Java, freighted with the costliest cargoes of the east.
  • I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.

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