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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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  1. 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.

  2. Janelle Eli:

    When we spotted flimsy rafts and boats with our searchlight in the pitch dark, my heart always skipped a beat, she said. We could see through binoculars that rubber rafts were bowing under the weight of so many people. Hundreds of eyes looking back at us — stunned and panicked, but hopeful they’d be rescued. [D]rowning isn’t the only cause of death.

  3. Gandhi:

    To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.

  4. 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.

  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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