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bow (n):
a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
bow (n):
a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
bow (n):
a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
bow (n):
front part of a vessel or aircraft
Samples
he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
bow (n):
a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
bow (n):
a decorative interlacing of ribbons
bow (n):
an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
bow (n):
bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
bow (n):
something curved in shape
Related Word: arc
bow (v):
yield to another's wish or opinion
Samples
The government bowed to the military pressure
Related Words: defersubmit
bow (v):
bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
Samples
He bowed before the King.
She bowed her head in shame
bow (v):
play on a string instrument with a bow
bow (v):
bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
Samples
He bowed before the King
bow (v):
bend one's back forward from the waist on down
Samples
he crouched down.
She bowed before the Queen.
The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Related Words: crouchstoop
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Never fish in troubled water

Bulanık suda avlama.
to involve oneself in a difficult, confused, or dangerous situation, especially with a view to gaining an advantage.


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