bowed


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deviating from a straight line

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of a stringed instrument

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forming or resembling an arch

have legs that curve outward at the knees

showing an excessively deferential manner

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Bertuccio bowed, and was about to retire; but when he reached the door, he paused, and then said, "At what o'clock does your excellency wish the carriage and horses to be ready?
And D'Artagnan bowed like a man upon whom it was evident no entreaties could prevail.
The biggest of the tigers came up to the Lion and bowed, saying:
The singer would have conquered an audience of American rowdies by her brave, unflinching tranquillity (for she answered encore after encore, and smiled and bowed pleasantly, and sang the best she possibly could, and went bowing off, through all the jeers and hisses, without ever losing countenance or temper:) and surely in any other land than Italy her sex and her helplessness must have been an ample protection to her--she could have needed no other.
Now he met a fair buxom lass in a shady lane, and each gave the other a merry word and passed their way; now he saw a fair lady upon an ambling pad, to whom he doffed his cap, and who bowed sedately in return to the fair youth; now he saw a fat monk on a pannier-laden ass; now a gallant knight, with spear and shield and armor that flashed brightly in the sunlight; now a page clad in crimson; and now a stout burgher from good Nottingham Town, pacing along with serious footsteps; all these sights he saw, but adventure found he none.
He bowed the stranger to a seat, and hastened to an inner room with the armlet in his hand.
He dismissed them with a little wave of his hand and bowed politely to his visitor.
The doctor bowed to him assentingly and forgivingly .