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 Meanings and Examples of BOW
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bow
 n.  inclination of head, or bending of body for reverence, respect, civility, or submission; bending or rounded part of ship forward
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She wore her usual dress of darkish stuff, and there was no bow at her neck; but through her hair she had run a streak of crimson ribbon.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  She caught hold of the back of the chair, her knees going weak under her, as Rhett Butler rose from the sofa where he had been lying and made her a bow of exaggerated politeness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  Old Levi, Mrs. Merriwether's coachman, who had led the orchestras for every bazaar, ball and wedding since Atlanta was named Marthasville, rapped with his bow for attention.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  "I am sure that is a great gain to two charming ladies," said he, making a slight bow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  But as she hurried toward the incensed group, she saw Rhett bow jauntily and start toward the doorway through the crowd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  He was beside her quickly and his deft fingers untied the wide bow under her chin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  "Don't you dare touch this bonnet," she said, clutching it by the bow and retreating.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  "I'm just sick and tired of that old hospital," she said, settling her billowing skirts and tying her bonnet bow more firmly under her chin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
9  He rose to his feet and, hand on heart, made her a burlesque bow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
10  She knowed you but she din bow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  His tall hat was off in a deep bow when her eyes met his and his hand went to the bosom of a spotless pleated shirt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  Other Atlanta women would have nothing to do with them and even refused to bow to them in church, so when business brought Scarlett to their homes, she was like an answer to prayer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  When trouble comes we bow to the inevitable without any mouthing, and we work and we smile and we bide our time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
14  They had continued resisting all efforts to force them to bow down and accept the dictates of Washington as their own state law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
15  She returned his profound bow with a slight nod, made more disdainful by the sense of Selden's surprise that she should number Rosedale among her acquaintances.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  The pear tree was bowed down with the weight of its fruit.
17  The branches were bowed down with the weight of the snow.
18  The apple tree was bowed down with the weight of its fruit.
19  Myers finally bowed to the inevitable and withdrew from the campaign.
20  They bowed before the emperor as he entered the court.
21  All the men in the court bowed to the king as he entered.
22  The servant bowed the guests out as they left.
23  They bowed low to Louis and hastened out of his way.
24  He bowed low to the assembled crowd.
25  She bowed and left the stage.
26  One opponent of the bill said government has bowed to pressure from the IMF at the expense of Argentina.
27  On the river front some of the houses were sticking out over the bank; they was bowed and about ready to tumble in.
28  The weeping figure with his head bowed as the earlier death sentence was passed, stood in stark contrast to the confident and charismatic man who brought down democracy in May 2000.
29  She simply bowed, and took the thimble, looking as solemn as she could..
30  Spain's biggest fashion retailers have bowed to Government pressure to standardize their sizes.