Excessively eager to serve or obey
The little girl had obsequious manners.
Essays that are too obsequious are often too obviously pandering to the writer in question.
Russell became the obsequious chancellor of Richard III.
It was De la Gardie who first made Sweden the obsequious hireling of the foreign power which had the longest purse.
Another characteristic of the de la Gardie government was its gross corruption, which made Sweden the obsequious hireling of that foreign power which had the longest purse.
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