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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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'Speak in French when you can't think of the English for a thing --turn out your toes as you walk--and remember who you are!' She did not wait for Alice to curtsey this time, but walked on quickly to the next peg, where she turned for a moment to say
"Actually in the palace and curtseying in front of Prince Charles, I had done a lot of curtseys in the past, so I kind of knew what I was doing" TV's Natasha Kaplinsky on receiving her OBE.
Get Me Out Of Here "Actually in the palace and curtseying in front of Prince Charles, I had done a lot of curtseys in the past, so I kind of knew what I was doing."
The 33-year-old revealed that she had also been practising her curtseys to meet Princess Anne - as a sign on her dressing-room door reminded her to say 'ma'am...sounds like ham'.
I have practised my curtsey and on a sheet in my room it says "Address her by Ma'am...sounds like ham"
A calm settles over the room as the dancers execute a simple, elegant port de bras with curtseys for the ladies and bows for the men.
THE ART OF BOWING In a typical reverance, the teacher leads port de bras and formal bows or curtseys to the teacher and the pianist.
The origin of reverance dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries, when bows and curtseys were choreographed into social dances.
THOSE Il Divo boys had better start practising their curtseys because they have been asked to play for the Queen at the Royal Variety show.
1950S Sophia Loren curtseys while shaking hands with the Queen at the Royal Film Performance of 'Les Girls' at the Odeon, London in 1957 1960S England captain Bobby Moore holding the Jules Rimet Trophy, collected from the Queen, after the 4-2 victory over West Germany in the World Cup in 1966 1970S Children welcoming the Queen as she walks among the crowd on a sports field at Butterley Hall, near Chesterfield, during her Silver Jubilee tour of Great Britain in 1977 1980S The Queen leading the procession to the Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade in London in 1981 1990S The Queen with President Nelson Mandela of South Africa during his visit to Windsor Castle in 1998 2000'S The Queen and the Prince of Wales attending the Braemar Highland Games at the Aberdeenshire
If neither William nor Charles is there, then Kate curtseys to Camilla because - woman-to-woman - Camilla is her senior in the Firm.
London, May 2 (ANI): Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will be learning her first Royal lesson of when to curtsey and to whom.
In the state rooms of Buckingham Palace after the wedding, female servants began to curtsey and grizzled retainers in their 100-year-old livery bowed their heads low.
THE head girl of Coventry's Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School, Lauren Stundon, is practising her curtseys as she gets ready for a visit to her school by Prince Charles.
Ethan is getting ready to give a stately bow to the royal visitor while Lauren will carry off an elegant curtsey.