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ˈboʊ ɪŋbow·ing

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  1. bow, bowing, obeisancenoun

    bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting

    Synonyms:
    obedience, bow, arc, stem, fore, obeisance, bowknot, prow, curtain call

    Antonyms:
    domineering

  2. bowingadjective

    managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument

    "the violinist's bowing was excellent"

    Synonyms:
    bow, obeisance

    Antonyms:
    domineering

  3. bowed, bowingadjective

    showing an excessively deferential manner

    Synonyms:
    arched, bowed, bandy-legged, arching, arciform, bandy, arced, bowlegged, arcuate, bowleg

    Antonyms:
    domineering

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How to use bowing in a sentence?

  1. Jacksonville Public Library:

    Unfortunately, the discourse from some in the community did not remain civil and reportedly included threats of physical violence. We had to make a very tough call, our cancellation of the Pride Prom does not mean that we agree with -- or are bowing to pressure from -- those who protested the event.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A woman who wants to be treated like a Queen can neither like nor ask a man to go down on his knees to propose his love for her; because upon bowing down before her by him, he will then never be respected as King by the intelligent people as the prestige of an emperor is measured always by his capacity & capability to stand on his two feet.

  3. Governor Huckabee:

    The Bible is God’s final authority about marriage and on this book we stand. when an individual is faced with a decision of bowing to Caesar or bowing his knee to God – he has to take his stand and get on his knees to God instead of Caesar.

  4. Governor Cuomo:

    People know the difference between playing politics, bowing to cancel culture and the truth. Let the review proceed, I’m not going to resign.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago, America always affirmed that liberty comes from our creator. Our rights are given to us by God, and no earthly force can ever take those rights away. That is why my administration is transferring power out of Washington and returning that power back where it belongs to the people, our religious liberty is enshrined in the very first amendment in the Bill of Rights. The American founders invoked our creator four times in the Declaration of Independence, said Trump. Benjamin Franklin reminded his colleagues at the Constitutional Convention to begin by bowing their heads in prayer. Inscribed on our currency are the words: ‘In God We Trust.’.

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