showing homage


showing homage
index obeisant

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  • homage — hom|age [ hamıdʒ ] noun singular or uncount something that someone does or says in order to show respect or admiration: pay homage to: a memorial to pay homage to the victims a. a way of showing respect to an artist, writer, musician, etc. by… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • homage — UK [ˈhɒmɪdʒ] / US [ˈhɑmɪdʒ] noun [singular/uncountable] something that someone does or says in order to show respect or admiration pay homage to: a memorial to pay homage to the victims a) a way of showing respect to an artist, writer, musician… …   English dictionary

  • Homage — The ceremony by which a vassal pledges his fealty to his liege, and acknowledges all other feudal obligations, in return for a grant of land. The public pronouncement of a vassal to his lord where he swore to become ‘his man’, an oath that… …   Medieval glossary

  • obeisant — I adjective affable, amiable, civil, complaisant, compliant, conciliatory, courteous, decorous, deferential, deferring, duteous, dutiful, eager to please, good humored, good natured, gracious, helpful, honorable, humble, meek, nonresisting,… …   Law dictionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • George Orwell — Eric Blair redirects here. For the politician, see Eric Blair (Ontario politician). George Orwell Orwell s press card portrait, taken in 1933 Born Eric Arthur Blair 25 June 1903( …   Wikipedia


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