Thesaurus / curtsy
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I saw her curtsy, turned, and there stood Mr. Lee, looking at me gravely.

Moreover, right is right, and law and justice must not curtsy even to pity for the innocent and tenderness for those who suffer!

Lewis RandMary Johnston

Eppie did not come forward and curtsy as she had done before, but she held Silas's hand in hers and grasped it firmly.

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His lordship gave me an indulgent look and acknowledged my curtsy very graciously.

Bleak HouseCharles Dickens

“I dare to say your ladyship is right,” said Dinah, dropping a curtsy.

St. Ronan's WellSir Walter Scott

But she dropped a second curtsy, the pauses of which she accentuated with amusing precision.

A Mummer's TaleAnatole France

The child, making a curtsy, as Miss Dearborn had said all well-mannered little girls should, had replied that her name was Jenny.

SistersGrace May North

He came at a great pace in spite of all the horses he must curtsy to, and he beckoned eagerly to the young girl.

He just moved, in acknowledgment of her curtsy, but did not rise.

ShirleyCharlotte Bront

I remember an old woman regularly attending the services of Exeter Cathedral, who was wont always to curtsy at the "Glory."

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