Aug 06 2012

When bowing just won’t cut it – there’s obeisance!

Posted by Mathias in General Things, Writing Style

noun \ō-ˈbē-sən(t)s, ə-, -ˈbā-\
Function: noun

1 : a movement of the body made in token of respect or submission : bow
2 : acknowledgment of another’s superiority or importance : homage
— obei·sant \-sənt\ adjective
— obei·sant·ly adverb

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