be subservient

See: pander
References in classic literature ?
I thought our judgments were given us merely to be subservient to those of neighbours.
It will be subservient to the law of literature, which formerly received the law from it.
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).
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 need parents to keep on the ball and I need to keep on the ball and we need to work with the Government, but not be subservient and take any crap
We must work with Government but not be subservient and take any c**p.
During the summer of 1998, when Southern Baptists declared women should be subservient to the "servant leadership" of their husbands, Pope John Paul II made it a part of canon law that there will be no ordination of women in the Roman Catholic church, re affirming the 1976 ban and later insisting there be no more discussion of this issue.