obsequent


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obsequent

(ˈɒbsɪkwənt)
adj
(Physical Geography) (of a river) flowing into a subsequent stream in the opposite direction to the original slope of the land
[C16 (in the obsolete sense: yielding): from Latin obsequī, from sequī to follow]