Sentence Examples


  • Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
  • Lavrushka was one of those coarse, bare-faced lackeys who have seen all sorts of things, consider it necessary to do everything in a mean and cunning way, are ready to render any sort of service to their master, and are keen at guessing their master's baser impulses, especially those prompted by vanity and pettiness.
  • The Balkan people do not seem to be very susceptible to the ideological temptations of the lackeys of Russian absolutism.
  • Leftist leaders who refuse to break with capitalism will become very rapidly the new lackeys of Imperialism and the establishment.
  • Our supposed elected officials have forgotten themselves as public servants and have become paid corporate lackeys, by and large.

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