Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It is as a rule produced by a slurred bow; yet it may also be produced by other bowings.

Kreutzer's 'Exercise No. 2,' for example, may be studied with any number of bowings.

As for the bowings, fasting and all the rest of it, I don't understand what they have to do with me.

He lifteth up his hand to the Henmemet spirits, and the gods come to him with bowings.

Every moment there were bowings, or bendings of the knee, which kept the wings of the surplices in constant motion.

Without these bowings and genuflections his conduct would be thought ungrateful and disrespectful.

The bowings, curtseys, and genuflexions of this service are so numerous and complicate, we almost despair of tracing them.

The congregation appeared perfectly trained to bowings and genuflexions.

In my Brahms revisions I have supplied really needed fingerings, bowings, and other indications!

Here Kreutzer is invaluable, since he presents every form of rhythmic problem, scales in various rhythms and bowings.