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Sample sentences for the GRE study word obeisance

obeisance can be used as a noun

1.They bow'd, and made obeisance as she pass'. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. - from The King James Bible
3.They took their hats off and made obeisance and many signs, which however, I could not understand any more than I could their spoken language. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.The Jew grinned and, making a low obeisance to Oliver, took him by the hand, and hoped he should have the honour of his intimate acquaintance. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.They both embarked after having made their obeisance to his miserable Highness. - from Candide by Voltaire
6.up, aloft With ev'ry obeisance and diligence, That child may do to father's reverence. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. - from The King James Bible
8.Never was there a more beautiful example of how the majesty of age and wisdom may comport with the obeisance and respect enjoined upon it, as from a lower social rank, and inferior order of endowment, towards a higher. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9.Love, M.A., made obeisance unperceived, mindful of lords deputies whose hands benignant had held of yore rich advowsons. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
10.Gideon bowed to right and to left, low, grinning, assured comedy obeisances but as the laughter and applause grew he shook his head, and signaled quietly for the drop. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various

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