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obsequent

adjective ob·se·quent \ˈäbsəkwənt\

Definition of obsequent

  1. 1 obsolete :  yielding, submissive, obsequious

  2. 2a of a stream :  flowing in a direction opposite to that of the dip of the local strata and joining a subsequent valley developed along the strike of poorly resistant beds b :  produced by differential erosion of fault blocks and facing in a direction opposite to that of a previous fault scarp —used of fault-line scarps and cliffs

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Origin and Etymology of obsequent

Latin obsequent-, obsequens, present participle


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obsequent

noun ob·se·quent \"\

Definition of obsequent

plural

-s

  1. :  an obsequent stream

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