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  • v  bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    He bowed before the King
    She bowed her head in shame
  • v  yield to another's wish or opinion
    The government bowed to the military pressure
  • v  bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
    He bowed before the King
  • v  bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    She bowed before the Queen
  • v  play on a string instrument with a bow
  • a  of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow
  • s  forming or resembling an arch
  • s  have legs that curve outward at the knees
  • s  showing an excessively deferential manner

  • President Obama definitely bowed down when he shook the hand of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud at the G-20 in London last week.
  • President Obama definitely bowed down when he shook the hand of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud at the G-20 in London last week.
  • That done, the ambassadorial staff bowed, retreated backward to the middle of the hall, bowed again, gained the approximate rear without peeking over their shoulders, bowed a .
News & Articles

  • Kenyan MPs take first pay cut, but allowances mount
    By James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan members of parliament, among the best paid in Africa, have bowed to public anger by accepting their first pay cut - but only in exchange for a tax-free car grant, pensions and extra allowances, officials said on Wednesday. The announcement of the reduction - to around $75,000 (6.38 million Kenyan shillings) a year from the $120,000 members of the last ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • David Yates Replaces Ang Lee to Direct FX's 'Tyrant'
    The 'Harry Potter' helmer will take over the director's seat for the drama pilot from Lee, who bowed out of the project due to exhaustion.
    June 13, 2013 - AceShowbiz
  • But for now, the accused Cleveland kidnapper and rapist is pleading not guilty to 329 charges
    Ariel Castro keeps his head bowed during his arraignment today. He is flanked by his attorneys Jaye Schlachet (L) and Craig Weintraub (R). Ariel Castro pleaded not guilty today to hundreds of kidnapping, rape and murder charges stemming from his alleged decade-long imprisonment of three women.
    June 12, 2013 - 89.7 WKSU

  • Sepp Blatter in The Australian
    It happened in 1966 and then 44 years later, though it was not quite the same,Blatter said. "I apologised to England and Mexico. The English said thankyou and accepted that you can win (some) and you lose (some), and the Mexicans bowed...
  • Al Sharpton in FOXNews
    Some preliminary competitors would introduce themselves the old-period kung fu way: the fist of one hand clenched firmly, the palm of the other wrapped on top, head slightly bowed, then saying, 'All the heroes here today, please advise and correct... Jackie Chan Washington Post Oct 21, 2007 12074 16570 bowed He became a superstar on his own terms ...... he never bent, buckled or bowed," Sharpton said. "James Brown wasn't just No. 1, he changed the beat of music all over the world."

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