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bow
01. The dancer gracefully [bowed] and left the stage.
02. Protocol requires all visitors to [bow] before the Emperor.
03. In Korea, when greeting someone, the senior person offers to shake hands first, but the junior person [bows] first.
04. Malays generally [bow] slightly when greeting others.
05. The suspect [bowed] his head, and cried with relief when the verdict was read out.
06. We wrapped her present in beautiful blue paper, and put a [bow] on top.
07. In Japan, [bowing] has different meanings, including simple greetings, a gesture of respect, or an apology.
08. A Chinese proverb advises, "If you [bow] at all, [bow] low."
09. A Chinese proverb notes, "Draw the [bow] but don't shoot -- it is a bigger threat to be intimidated than to be hit."
10. An Indian proverb states that a man without money is like a [bow] without arrows.
11. A Japanese proverb observes that you have to [bow] a few times before you can stand upright.
12. A Polish proverb warns, "Watch the faces of those who [bow] low."
13. A Russian proverb observes, "They [bow] to you when borrowing; you [bow] to them when collecting."
14. The little girl [bowed] to the audience at the end of her dance performance.
15. He is an accurate shot with a [bow] and arrow.
16. Early guns took so long to load and fire that [bows] and arrows, in trained hands, were twelve times more efficient.
17. The hunter drew his [bow] and shot the deer in the heart.
18. The little girl was dressed in a pretty pink dress, with a large [bow] in her hair.
19. Just tie your laces in a [bow]. If you tie them in a knot, you won't be able to get them undone.
20. In Grünewald's painting of the crucifixion, the arms of the cross are [bowed] from Christ's weight.
21. There were five beautiful [bows] on the top of the wedding gift.
22. He sat in the [bow] of the boat and let his hand drag in the warm water of the lake.
23. Everyone ran to the [bow] of the boat to see a whale that was swimming by.
24. The wind was blowing the [bow] of the canoe around, so it was hard to steer.
25. Christina Georgina Rossetti wrote, "When the trees [bow] down their heads, the wind is passing by."
26. Everyone in the church [bowed] down their heads in prayer.
27. Robin Hood carried a large [bow] in one hand and a single arrow in the other.
28. Publius Syrus once observed that the [bow] too tensely strung is easily broken.

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