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  • verbbend over
  • verbsubmit, concede

synonyms for bowing

  • hunch
  • nod
  • arch
  • bob
  • cower
  • crook
  • curtsy
  • curve
  • debase
  • dip
  • droop
  • duck
  • genuflect
  • incline
  • round
  • stoop
  • do obeisance
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antonyms for bowing

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  • straighten
  • defend
  • fight
  • overpower
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How to use bowing in a sentence

“A few supercells and bowing lines are expected, capable of damaging winds, hail, and perhaps a few tornadoes,” the Weather Service wrote.
AFTER PRODUCING SEVERAL TORNADO WARNINGS AND FUNNEL CLOUDS, STORMS EXITING REGIONJASON SAMENOW, JEFFREY HALVERSONJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She experimented with circular bowing for musical cues gluing the others together, a method utilizing the “warm, less defined color” from bowing over the fingerboard as well as the “grating, distorted sound” from near the bridge.
HOW ‘SHIVA BABY’ CAPTURES THE ANXIETIES OF BEING A YOUNG WOMANSONIA RAOAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As he was bowing his farewell, a sudden impulse to speak, and set the matter that was troubling her at rest, came over her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Religious homage was paid with the bowing of the head, the inclining of the body, or the bending of the knee.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
He came out to Jess Morse immediately, smiling and bowing like the suave storekeeper he was.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
I shall never be able to face her againalthough I have only a bowing acquaintance with her.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Bowing to the ladies, he gave a perceptible start when he perceived the appearance of his patient.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Peter was summoned to show him the door, the Colonel bowing very stiffly as he went out.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
"I am entirely at your service, gentlemen," replied Fortunio pleasantly, bowing to each in turn.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
An open door was before me, in which he stood bowing, with the half-burnt match in his hand.
THE STAIRCASE AT THE HEARTS DELIGHTANNA KATHARINE GREEN (MRS. CHARLES ROHLFS)
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WORDS RELATED TO BOWING

  • arching
  • bowing
  • curving
  • spiraling
  • twining
  • twisting
  • veering
  • warping
  • winding
  • accedence
  • bowing
  • buckling
  • conceding
  • giving up
  • relenting
  • resignation
  • submission
  • succumbing
  • surrender
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.