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obedient

General Crossword Questions for “obedient”

  • Compliant
  • Submissive when wiggling toe in bed
  • Doing what one is told
  • Following orders to live and die, not rioting around
  • Amenable to order, I had returned to the hospital department
  • Carrying out orders to debit one, perhaps
  • Dutiful child of Ruth (that's part of scripture)
  • Not wayward claiming to live (or otherwise) acquiescent

Encyclopedia

  • Obedience Plant, another name for the herb Arrowroot. Obedience, the name given to a masonic jurisdiction. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. — “Obedience - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Obedience, in human behavior, is the quality of being obedient, which describes the act of carrying out commands, or being actuated.[1] Obedience differs from compliance, which is behavior influenced by peers, and from conformity, which is behavior intended to match that of the majority. — “Obedience (human behavior) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant or False Dragonhead) is a herbaceous perennial Obedient Plant can grow up to 1.2m (4 feet) tall. The flowers are on swivels that can be. — “Physostegia virginiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • It waddled in on its ten short legs, and squatted down before the girl like an obedient puppy. — “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The vision seemed to enter the house with me–the stretcher, the phantom-bearers, the wild crowd of obedient worshippers, the gloom of the forests, the glitter of the reach between the murky bends, the beat of the drum, regular and muffled like the beating of a heart–the heart of a conquering darkness. — “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad
  • The young girl, so fresh, so unconventional, and yet so orderly and obedient to common rules, as you at once recognized her to be, was widely in contrast, at that moment, with everything about her. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • It was all dreadfully difficult and complicated; and he replied to his mother in cold, formal letters in French, beginning: "My dear Mamma," and ending: "Your obedient son," which said nothing of when he would return. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is–by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Be pleased to accept my answer in the affirmative to both those questions, and believe me to remain, your obedient servant,... — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins

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