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o·be·di·ent  (-bd-nt)
Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin oboedins, oboedient-, present participle of oboedre, to obey; see obey.]

o·bedi·ent·ly adv.

obedient  /bidint, o/  adj. willing to follow or obey (rules, orders, etc.): Good children are obedient to their parents. -adv. obediently.

Thesaurus: obedient well-behaved, compliant, dutiful. Ant. disobedient. obedient

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