Root Word of the Day: OBSEQUIOUS

obsequious (adj) – to follow or obey in a slavish or overly deferential manner
BREAKDOWN: OB- (toward) + SEQU- (follow) + -IOUS (inclined to)

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This word is built on the root SEQU-, which means to follow.
Common SEQU- words include sequel and sequence.
More esoteric SEQU- words include sequacious.

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