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Noun
Being laid face down (prone)
Noun
The state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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The action of inclining the body or head
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An act or instance of drooping
Adjective
Bending or hanging downward or forward
Adjective
Deferential, groveling
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Turning
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Verb
Present participle for to bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
“From a field, the horses observe the great monuments, and, indeed, they bow before them.”
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Present participle for to bend or distort in shape due to physical pressure
“The walls will tend to bow under the force of the sustained wind pressure.”
Verb
Present participle for to arc, curve, or deviate from a course or straight line
“The river would begin to bow gently to the north before reaching the sea.”
Verb
Present participle for to submit to pressure or demands
“Who else but a brute would order his armies to subdue citizens who refuse to bow to his demands?”
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