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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. 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. Kim Shin-je:

    Kim Jong Un is surrounded by older people, and they're bowing in front of him. How can they yield to such a young person?

  3. 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.

  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. 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.


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