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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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"It is here, O Lord of Lords," he said with a deep obeisance.
At length the damsel with the jug returned and they made an end of washing Don Quixote, and the one who carried the towels very deliberately wiped him and dried him; and all four together making him a profound obeisance and curtsey, they were about to go, when the duke, lest Don Quixote should see through the joke, called out to the one with the basin saying, "Come and wash me, and take care that there is water enough." The girl, sharp-witted and prompt, came and placed the basin for the duke as she had done for Don Quixote, and they soon had him well soaped and washed, and having wiped him dry they made their obeisance and retired.
As soon as I had declared my errand I was conducted into the presence of the Caliph, to whom, after I had made my obeisance, I gave the letter and the king's gift, and when he had examined them he demanded of me whether the Prince of Serendib was really as rich and powerful as he claimed to be.
To whom Stephen made his obeisance, closing the door and standing near it, with his hat in his hand.
Baghel's mother Bindeshwari Baghel's mortal remains would be taken from Ramkrishna Hospital to Baghel's Bhilai residence for people to offer their obeisances.
Supported in a silver frame, this obsidian-like cipher structures space for some billion Muslims, standing as it does at the culminating point known as the qibla--the direction to which devout followers of Muhammad address their five daily obeisances. Tradition has it that the rock was once snowy white, and has darkened over time through exposure to human sin.
(Even Wordsworth's Harry Gill and the farmer of Tilsbury Vale grew up in the presence of nature.) Can you now begin to understand the source of Wordsworth's reverence for life, those "obeisances of tenderness" towards life, that could cause, in the words of the "Intimations Ode," "the meanest flower that blows" to inspire "thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears"?
No obeisances to the mystique of the organ-loft here; indeed, the piece -Temporal Keys -announcing both its determined rejection of any spiritual baggage and, a little lamely, its espousal of pop jargon, acts as a welcome breath of fresh air wafting stale incense and accumulated mustiness away from this versatile instrument.
His wife Usha Vohra, and Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, Raj Kumar Goyal also paid their obeisances at the cave shrine.