curtsy

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Synonyms for curtsy

an inclination of the head or body, as in greeting, consent, courtesy, submission, or worship

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bending the knees

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bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

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make a curtsy

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They didn't understand at first, so we explained what an MBE was and when he walked in they all bowed and curtsied.
Gowned in white and followed by two escorts, the debs curtsied to the crowd while fathers nervously waited to perform the much-practiced waltz.
Here, the trees curtsied to the salt wind, their branches flying out like strands of long black hair, and sometimes billowing out like witches' cloaks.
The two players stood at attention as the queen and three attendants walked onto the court and then they curtsied "My congratulations; it must have been terribly hot out there," Queen Elizabeth said after shaking Althea's hand.
Lindsay Davenport curtsied to the Duchess of Kent, raised the gleaming Wimbledon championship plate over her head and suddenly remembered she faced one more challenge.
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SUPERSTAR singer Susan Boyle was mistaken for the Queen by Eurostar staff - who even bowed and curtsied to her.
Young Angela curtsied and stood in awe as the princess asked questions about her home country of Nepal.
Cherie Blair never curtsied to anyone, but that is because Cherie Blair is charmless and has no manners" - Lady Colin Campbell, author of Guide To Being A Modern Lady.
Maybe Scout was miffed when no one curtsied to her when she left the shop, or perhaps Tallulah was asking Demi to stop at Toys R Us on the way home so she could buy her very own Ashton, er, Ken doll.
My cousin bowed and I curtsied as the Queen gave me a firm handshake.