Bowed in a sentence

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Definition of Bowed

  • bent over; -- used of back or head.
  • sounded by stroking with a bow; -- of a stringed musical instrument; as, bowed instruments. Contrasted with plucked.
  • resembling an arch.
  • same as bow-legged.
  • submitting to the authority of another.
  • of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow

How to use bowed in a sentence. Bowed pronunciation.

Only Nahoum Pasha had noticed his arrested look, so motionless did he sit; and now, without replying, he bowed gravely and deferentially to Kaid, who rose from the table.
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The lean, dark figure of Mizraim bowed low; the long, slow fingers touched the forehead, the breast, and the lips.
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His head, slightly bowed, was thrust forward to the dusk.
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David bowed his head to Kaid's words.
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He bowed respectfully to Kaid.
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Just so he had no intention of showing up in the character of the representative of the 'children' some kind of model of a 'thinking realist' to whom the young generation should have bowed and imitated, as the progressive critics who received the work sympathetically imagined.
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Arrived at her own stoop, he suddenly confronted her, bowed, apologized for the liberty, but said he had not had a sight of that dear old plant since he left home; and if she would sell it to him, he would gladly give her ten dollars for it.
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Well,' said she, 'I will join you;' and we bowed before God and told Him our needs, and unitedly asked Him for fifty dollars; so that we might not bring ourselves or the truth we preached, into reproach, by being unable to pay debts.
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We mutually bowed in prayer for this brother, and while thus engaged the door of the room was opened, and a person entered and knelt between us, but who he was, or the purpose of his visit we knew not until we had ended our prayer, at which time the person spoke and requested us to continue praying for him.
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To do so he arose from his bed, retired to a quiet part of his home and bowed in prayer, seeking to occupy the entire night if need be in prayer for the bestowal of the Holy Spirit, and the consequent revival influences of other days.
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At this every head was instantly bowed in prayer, such prayer as is not frequently offered, the silent, earnest supplication of terrified and persecuted little children.
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His smooth, pink face, with its shining moustache, embodied her ideal of manly beauty; his tall figure inflamed her senses; the words that fell from his lips sounded to her with oracular impressiveness, conveying a wisdom before which she bowed, and a noble enthusiasm to which she responded in fervent exaltation.
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Still mute, and her head bowed low.
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He rose and bowed; Nancy repeated her request.
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Whereupon he bowed his leave-taking, and withdrew.
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Where, with bright turban and vermilion beard (A not unfrequent sight, and very weird), You sit at peace; a small boy, doubly bowed, Acts as your footstool and, though stiff, is proud.
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Six black months pass over the husband's bowed head, and then, on a very windy night (the wind was well done), she makes a re-entry, and confesses that, under stress of need, she has lapsed from virtue.
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Although rather clever, they bowed down, with the adoration of bourgeoises, before that aristocracy, more or less pure, that paraded up and down the Champs Elysees, in the theatres, at the race-course, and on the most frequented promenades, its frivolous affairs and rival vanities.
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As they passed the lower balustrade Camors bowed low, and they returned his salutation by a slight inclination; but he was quite sure, in spite of the veils that floated from their riding-hats, that he recognized the black-eyed singer and the young pianist.
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A moment after, Mademoiselle Marie entered, cast on the stranger the steady, frank look of an inquisitive child, bowed slightly to him, and they all left the room by a door opening on the lawn.
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Examples of Bowed

Example #1
He followed with the rest.
Example #2
Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
Example #3
Presently the door opened, and he stepped inside.
Example #4
Three times he tapped in the same way.
Example #5
Hylda looked at him steadily for a moment.
Example #6
The reddish flame from the fire lit up his face under the broad-brimmed hat.