obediently


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o·be·di·ent

 (ō-bē′dē-ənt)
adj.
Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin oboediēns, oboedient-, present participle of oboedīre, to obey; see obey.]

o·be′di·ent·ly adv.
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Adv.1.obediently - in an obedient manner; "obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking"
disobediently - in a disobedient manner; "he went ahead disobediently and did what his supervisor had warned him not to do"
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obediently

adverb submissively, meekly, dutifully, passively, unresistingly He walked obediently beside his mother.
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Translations
مُطيعا ، بِطاعَه
lydigt
af hlÿîni; möglunarlaust
ubogljivo
itaatle

obediently

[əˈbiːdɪəntlɪ] ADVobedientemente
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obediently

[əˈbiːdɪəntli] advdocilement
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obediently

advgehorsam; the car responded obedientlydas Auto reagierte prompt
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obediently

[əˈbiːdɪəntlɪ] advdocilmente
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obey

(əˈbei) , ((American) ou-) verb
to do what one is told to do. I obeyed the order.
obedience (əˈbiːdjəns) noun
1. the act of obeying. obedience to an order.
2. willingness to obey. She showed great obedience.
oˈbedient adjective
an obedient and well-behaved child.
oˈbediently adverb
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References in classic literature ?
Pinocchio obediently bent his two knees to the ground and remained kneeling until the Manager, with the crack of the whip, cried sharply: "Walk!"
I obediently despised the classic unities and the French and Italian theatre which had perpetuated them, and I revered the romantic drama which had its glorious course among the Spanish and English poets, and which was crowned with the fame of the Cervantes and the Shakespeare whom I seemed to own, they owned me so completely.
If ever I have laughed with the laughter of the creative lightning, to which the long thunder of the deed followeth, grumblingly, but obediently:
Mukhorty ambled on obediently though with difficulty, in the direction in which he was driven.
Obediently Pollyanna took the medicine, and sipped the water from the glass in Miss Hunt's hand.
Pierre obediently sat down, his eyes asking if he were doing right.
The ancient obediently dipped his paddle and started pottering an erratic course in the general direction of the cluster of lights that marked the Makambo.
The sentinel obediently withdrew, swearing, and did not return.
"Good-bye, poor hare!" Sylvie obediently repeated, looking over her shoulder at it as we turned away.
Their eyes turned that way obediently. The eyes of Rachel saw nothing.
A sailor stepped forward obediently. "Get your palm and needle and sew the beggar up.
At the stern order the buzz ceased, and fifty pairs of blue, black, gray, and brown eyes were obediently fixed upon his awful countenance.