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noun as in curtsy

verb as in kneel

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"I said 'happy Easter Your Majesty' and did a curtsey," Poppy told a reporter from the Daily Telegraph.

A royal brouhaha this morning as it was revealed that Kate has been ordered to curtsey to the 'blood Princesses'.

When Michelle met the Queen in 2009, she did not curtsey and touched her back.

The first curtsey I remember receiving, except of course in the stately ceremonies of the dance.

She made me a profound and graceful curtsey—feminine homage to my budding manhood.

She would not see the offered hand, but swept onwards with a cold curtsey, stopping just a moment to speak to her husband.

Another curtsey, and the countess-dowager fanned herself, and sailed towards the fireplace.

The girl dropped a quick curtsey, and ran swiftly up the great stairway.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curtsey, such as: bob, bow, dip, gesture, and obeisance.

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