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Example sentences for servility

When dealing with professionals, many people vacillate between servility and resentment.
They reflect, with fewer compensations than their better known contemporaries, the tendencies to servility.
Let timid doctrinaires depart from among us to carry their servility and their miserable fears elsewhere.
Among the clergy, there was much ignorance, servility and pragmatism.
Obsequiousness, servility, cupidity roused by the prevailing smell of money.
Hence he tended to fawn servility, to wear the mask of humility.

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