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  • as inbow and scrape
  • as ingrovel

synonyms for bow scrape

  • bob a curtsy
  • bow
  • curtsy
  • grovel
  • kowtow
  • stoop
  • beseech
  • fawn
  • beg
  • blandish
  • bootlick
  • brown-nose
  • court
  • cower
  • crawl
  • creep
  • cringe
  • crouch
  • flatter
  • humor
  • implore
  • kneel
  • kowtow
  • pamper
  • prostrate
  • revere
  • snivel
  • soft-soap
  • stoop
  • truckle
  • wheedle
  • apple-polish
  • beg for mercy
  • bow and scrape
  • butter up
  • cater to
  • eat crow
  • eat dirt
  • eat humble pie
  • fall all over
  • humble oneself
  • kiss one's feet
  • make much of
  • make up to
  • play up to
  • suck up to
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How to use bow scrape in a sentence

He would fear what he did not understand, and he would bow down and pay homage to what he feared.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And with another bow the man from Paris drew himself erect, turned on his heel, and went jingling and creaking from the room.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
To the invitation to precede him she readily responded, and, with a bow to the Seneschal, she began to walk across the apartment.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And thou didst bow thyself to women: and by thy body thou wast brought under subjection.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A primitive savage makes a bow and arrow in a day: it takes him a fortnight to make a bark canoe.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He bowed a trifle stiffly, and was surprised to have his bow returned with a graciousness that amounted almost to cordiality.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The Frenchman read the letter, reseated himself, and with a bow handed back the note.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her bow was returned, indifferently by Evelyn, but by Hugh with eyes of steel, and a mouth of bronze.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Presently he rose and left the table with a polite bow that included both the others.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"I just happened to be passin' and thought I'd drop in for a spell," he said, with a profound bow to Mary, who arose to greet him.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
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