bow and scrape love

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  • verb To make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.
  • verb idiomatic, by extension To behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.
  • noun A deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.

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