complying (part of speech: verb)
caving, fulfilling, submitting, kowtowing, surrendering, capitulating, assenting, consenting, respecting, accepting, succumbing, complying, deferring, ceding, adhering, genuflecting, bending, observing, conforming, bowing, concurring, yielding, agreeing, acquiescing, knuckling under
obeying (part of speech: verb)
- Obeying an instinctive impulse, she rose up quickly to follow. - "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
- The warrior's stout heart was overwhelmed with tender sadness and, obeying a hasty impulse, he kissed the beautiful unhappy woman on the brow and hair, whispering: " Leave me in my misery, if our freedom will cost your humiliation. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- Instead of obeying she held out her hands and drew him down towards her. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.