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handshayk

  • n  grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

  • It turned out to be a deep bow- cum-handshake, it was certainly more than the nod-handshake he gave Queen Elizabeth II, but it was not quite a formal diplomatic bow from the waist.
  • Still, the sight of anyone apparently touching the Queen with anything more than a limp handshake is enough to send the British (or traditionalists in the old Commonwealth .
  • The deal was sealed with a handshake only a few days after the two men had been introduced by a mutual friend.
News & Articles

  • Mark Zuckerberg Charms South Koreans With 'Proper' Handshake
    SEOUL – Critics slapped Bill Gates’ one-handed shake with the South Korean president in April as rude and culturally insensitive, but Mark Zuckerberg charmed the public here this weekend with proper attire and a handshake, a slight bow included. The Facebook CEO, 29, known for...
    June 19, 2013 - ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News
  • Zuckerberg Charms With 'Proper' Shake
    SEOUL – Critics slapped Bill Gates’ one-handed shake with the South Korean president in April as rude and culturally insensitive, but Mark Zuckerberg charmed the public here this weekend with proper attire and a handshake, a slight bow included. The Facebook CEO, 29, known for...        
    June 19, 2013 - ABC News
  • Bennett Elementary promotes 57 to LHS Class of 2020
    Fifth grade graduate Rhonnie Krull receives a congratulatory handshake from Dr. Lynne Ruegamer, principal of Laughlin Junior and Senior High School, at the Fifth Grade Celebration, held at Bennett Elementary School on June 4. To Dr. Ruegamer’s left is BES Principal Dawn Estes and Kathy Mack, fifth grade teacher.
    June 19, 2013 - The Laughlin Times
Quotes

  • Gary Busey in USA Today
    I simply greeted both actresses with joy and open arms, which is the way I would greet anyone I'm happy to meet,Busey said. "Everyone has experienced a handshake or hug which has turned awkward, and this was no different."
  • Robert Mondavi in San Diego Union Tribune
    When it was all over, there were no apologies and no handshake,wrote Robert Mondavi.
  • Adam Gilchrist in Indian Express
    Gilchrist writes that Tendulkar was "hard to find for a changing room handshake" after they had beaten India, and goes on to question his honesty during the Harbhajan hearings.

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