Thursday, 17 February 2011

Word 9: Obsequious


obsequious



(adj.) excessively compliant or submissive (Donald acted like Susan’s servant, obeying her every request in an obsequious manner.)
QUIZ RESULTS!
Thanks to everyone to took part in the quiz, it's great to see such enthusiasm! But, to follow the common convention of quizes, there can only be one victor. And in this case, that victor is...
 Kerykeion was the first blogger to give the correct answer; Earth and Water. Congratulations!
 A new quiz will be posted shortly!
I've been thinking about introducing prizes for quiz winners, so if you have any ideas (within the realms of sense and logic) post them in a comment and let me know! 

22 comments:

  1. Cool word!
    Ah, you dont need to give prizes :S

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  2. I will impress my English teacher with that!

    I think that she doesn't know what it means!

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  3. Like my wife! You should write it out phonetically so I won't end up sounding like a dick when I try to pronounce it :P

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  4. this is a great word, doesnt it usually refer to the man and how he is to his wife.

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  5. this is my dads favorite word, hes always trying to get me to say it

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  6. Going to try and use that today.

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  7. Prizes would be awesome XD

    Nice share, never heard this word before.

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  8. Good word man, I know a lot of people like that, this will come in handy...Obsequious.

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  9. obsequious, gonna use that in a sentence tomorrow!

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  10. Nice word, don't I can even use this one in a sentence.

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  11. Learning new words is enough of a prize for me!

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  12. You spelt congratulations rather, creatively. But your gift of wonderful words to the world more than atones for it.

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  13. man i got the answer right!!
    but i was too late!!

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  14. Well, you could just make a top 10 list with the winners, like a hall of fame.

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