slavishly


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slav·ish

 (slā′vĭsh)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of a slave or slavery; servile: Her slavish devotion to her job ruled her life.
2. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: a slavish copy of the original.

slav′ish·ly adv.
slav′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.slavishly - in a slavish manner; "his followers slavishly believed in his new diet"
Translations

slavishly

[ˈsleɪvɪʃlɪ] ADVservilmente

slavishly

[ˈsleɪvɪʃli] adv [copy] → servilement

slavishly

[ˈsleɪvɪʃlɪ] adv (see adj) → servilmente, pedissequamente
References in classic literature ?
or who, sitting calmly under his own vine, is to pass a judgment on the doings of a poor, hunted dog, slavishly afraid, slavishly rebellious, like John Nicholson on that particular Sunday?
It is a great pity that the ardent youth should not be permitted and even encouraged to say this to himself, instead of falling slavishly before a great author and accepting him at all points as infallible.
This they will follow slavishly whether in hotels, on promenades, at meetings, or when on a journey.
But looking at her carefully she came to the conclusion that the hospital nurse was only slavishly acquiescent, and that the look of satisfaction was produced by no splendid conception of God within her.
But in the last resort he simply ceased to believe in himself, and doggedly, slavishly sought arguments in all directions, fumbling for them, as though someone were forcing and drawing him to it.
Sensible despots have never confined that precaution to women: they have taken their whips with them when they have dealt with men, and been slavishly idealized by the men over whom they have flourished the whip much more than by women.
We seem to be slavishly adopting the NRL's ban, which legally doesn't make sense.
Mr Corbyn has denied he is a pacifist and makes an important reference to "bombing first", which is the policy favoured by Trump and set to be followed slavishly by May and Johnson - here we go again, hanging on to the coat-tails of a warmongering US President
A Perfect Fit: Clothes, Character, and the Promise of America is slavishly quoted all over my book Mamaleh Knows Bestit convincingly shows that the concerns of women, so frequently dismissed as Style Section fodder, are a vital way of looking at a culture.
THE Journal report (September 29) of Jeremy Corbyn's conference speech, took its customary "Labour Voice" stance and slavishly repeated details from the pre-speech briefing notes issued by the Party.
DEPENDING on your point of view, one of the best/worst traits of the UK is to slavishly follow US trends.
He draws on his own fields of music theory and music aesthetics to develop the foundations of a general theory of modern music, believing that music historians need to stop slavishly imitating their colleagues in mainstream cultural history, develop a historiography suitable to music, and begin to speak with their own voice.