pay obeisance


: to show or express great respect (to someone)

Examples of pay obeisance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, on January 28th, McCarthy travelled to Mar-a-Lago to pay obeisance and pose for a photo. Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker, 19 Dec. 2022 Amid candidates who pay obeisance to all the leftist pieties—with occasional exceptions from Mr. Adams—Mr. Tunku Varadarajan, WSJ, 14 May 2021

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“Pay obeisance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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