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synonyms for curtsy

  • bob
  • bow
  • curtsey
  • dip
  • gesture
  • obeisance
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"It's Stylites—bob yer curtsy," whispered Agnes in Connie's ear.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
So, as she was about to pass me with a little curtsy and a pretty smile, I stopped her.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
And then the lady went, sweeping a low curtsy to Mr. Dockwrath as she passed out of the room.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
At a flash I had my whipping in a low dipped curtsy and a mocking smile like that she had flung to Falconnet.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
In a moment she returned, dropped him a bit of curtsy, and informed him that her mistress would receive him.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
Her curtsy was profound; and when the Governor took her by the hand and kissed her still blooming cheek, she curtsied again.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
They smiled back,—the gentlemen bowing slightly, the ladies making a sketch of a curtsy.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
Leaving the white wall against which she had leaned, she came a little forward, and with gayety and grace dropped him a curtsy.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
As she sank forward in a deep and graceful curtsy she added, "Can't you see that Rupert has brought home his Marchioness?"
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
The stranger stepped forward with almost an air of welcome and, dropping a mock curtsy, announced herself.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CURTSY

  • arch
  • bob
  • cower
  • crook
  • curtsy
  • curve
  • debase
  • dip
  • do obeisance
  • droop
  • duck
  • genuflect
  • hunch
  • incline
  • nod
  • round
  • stoop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.