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  • n  bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
  • v  bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
  • v  make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect

  • Maines, 31, Emily Robison, 33, and Martie Maguire, 36, didn't cringe and curtsy.
  • A true American president does not curtsy for the Queen of England or bow to the King of Saudi arabia.
  • She deserves a curtsy for that alone.

  • Venus Williams in The Associated Press
    I've been working on my curtsy,Serena said. "It's a little extreme, so I'm going to have to tone it down. I was practicing it this morning."
  • Serena Williams in FanHouse
    I'm definitely going to work on it a little more,Williams said about her curtsy after her first-round match. "I'm trying to tone down my wrist action. But my curtsy is really fun. It's something that she'll definitely never forget, if I...
  • Victoria Beckham in
    What do you do when you meet someone like Julia Roberts? She's a legend,Beckham said. "There was a red carpet lineup and as I came to greet her, I found myself bending to curtsy."

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