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abject

adjective

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  1. showing, expressing, or offered in a spirit of humility or unseemly submissiveness <demanded nothing less than an abject apology from them> Synonyms base, humble, menial, servile, slavish Related Words hangdog, lamblike, sheepish; demure, lowly, meek, modest, retiring, unassuming, unpretentious; fawning, sycophant, sycophantic, toadyish Near Antonyms arrogant, haughty, high-handed, imperious, lordly, supercilious, superior, uppity




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