Definition of slavishly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

slavishly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈsleɪvɪʃli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsleɪvɪʃli//
 
(disapproving)
 
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in a way that follows or copies somebody/something exactly without having any original thought at all You don’t need to stick slavishly to the recipe.