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But Lava has become calm and asks his brother to pay respects to the hero of the Ramayana.

There the disloyalty of Bahadur Khan was manifest; he refused to pay respects to Danyal.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "relationship, relation; regard, consideration," from Old French respect and directly from Latin respectus "regard, a looking at," literally "act of looking back (or often) at one," noun use of past participle of respicere "look back at, regard, consider," from re- "back" (see re-) + specere "look at" (see scope (n.1)). Meanings "feeling of esteem excited by actions or attributes of someone or something; courteous or considerate treatment due to personal worth or power" are from 1580s, as is sense of "point, particular feature."

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