be subservient

See: pander
References in classic literature ?
I thought our judgments were given us merely to be subservient to those of neighbours.
People want me to be subservient saying 'I don't know what I want'.
Even the Swinging Sixties with its claims of liberation perpetuated the notion that the ideal female should be subservient to the male with blatantly sexist advertising.
He said that the constitution could not amended to benefit an individual, and added that instead of making the constitution subservient to an individual's interest, there was need to be subservient to the constitution sand the law.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an harshly criticized Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday after Egypt asked Interpol to issue a red notice for a Qatar-based pro-Muslim Brotherhood cleric, saying Islam cannot be subservient to politics.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the parliamentary bloc of the Iraqiya coalition, Salman al-Jumaili called for the Iraqiya's ministers that they should not be subservient to any party whatsoever, and take a courageous stand to leave their positions similar to Dr.
Individual human rights should always be subservient to the rights of society to prosper, otherwise the caveman with the biggest club prevails for his own ends (read Pirsig).
Pat Robertson took time out from demonizing liberals, saying wives should be subservient to their husbands, and threatening the assassination of Hugo Chavez to .
Britain is a monarchy and the Queen is titular head of the government and so it follows, as night follows day, that Britain cannot continue to be a member of the European Union under a presidency, since the monarch cannot be subservient to an EU president.
The needs of children must not be subservient to the wants and desires of adults, she holds.
Passover is a reminder that you have to fight against that inclination to be subservient.
We must work with Government but not be subservient and take any c**p.