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bow1

bow1

 
pronunciation:
baU
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part of speech: verb
inflections: bowed, bowing, bows
definition: to bend the head or upper body forward toward the feet in order to greet or show respect to someone.
The actors bowed to the audience at the end of the play.
synonyms:
nod
similar words:
bend, salute
derivation: bowedness (n.)
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