obeisance


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Synonyms for obeisance

Synonyms for obeisance

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

great respect or high public esteem accorded as a right or as due

Synonyms for obeisance

bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting

the act of obeying

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Populism cannot but display their participation in the popular observation paying obeisance to the unifier of the nation.
Sabarimala: With the annual Mandala Puja just days away, protests again broke out in the temple town here in Kerala on Sunday as 11 women from the hitherto banned age group of 10 to 50 years, reached Pamba, to trek uphill and pay obeisance at the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
In addition, Oba Ewuare then made a proclamation to deified Emotan, and ordered that every man invested with a title will have to pay obeisance at Emotan Shrine, and also that all funeral processions must also visit the shrine to pay reverence to the spirit of Emotan.
But in the Philippines these two paramount criteria are observed more in breach, rather than in obeisance.
Mrs May, the Prime Minister of a country that pays in far more than it gets back, flies to Brussels in the dead of night to make obeisance to a financially incontinent, unelected, crypto-fascist entity.
The number of pilgrims paying obeisance at the 3,880-metre high cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas has crossed the 100,000 mark as over 115,000 devotees had paied obeisance at the shrine.
Accompanied by his wife Maithree Wickremesinghe, he paid obeisance to the Lord at the hill shrine in the morning.
As international and campus politics alike show us how cultish obeisance to the protocols of ideological purity threatens to reemerge as an intellectual yardstick, particularly around concepts of Jewish identity and homeland, Dalia Kandiyoti and Dean Franco have gathered in this special issue essays that, collectively, work to show how purity operates as an impossible, and dangerous, standard.
Taking a dig at other political parties, BSP supremo Mayawati, who is defending her turf, said apart from paying obeisance, leaders should also try to adopt the saint's ideology.
The king prayed at the Prophet's Mosque and paid his obeisance to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
He declined to recognize that the uprising was sparked by the concern that Yanukovich was a tool in the hands of the Russians who had rejected a close association with the EU in favor of obeisance to Moscow.
King Pig is a difficult master and the sheep are worn out in their obeisance and service to him.
The people were clad in colorful clothes and performed special prayers and paid obeisance to various Gods.
In Amritsar, thousands flocked to the Golden Temple to pay obeisance. In Tamil Nadu, newlyweds celebrated their first Diwali tougher by saying "Thalai Deppavali" to their new spouse.
With their corruption and their craven obeisance to commercial interests, fIfA are steadily destroying the world Cup.