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    obeisance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obeisance

    Definition
    (noun) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    Synonyms : bow , bowing
    Definition
    (noun) the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    Synonyms : obedience
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obeisance

divide this word...into .....obei which sounds like obey and+sance which sounds like saints.....and when we obey saints we show them respect.

obeisance rhymes with obey(obedient) sons...so obedient sons alwaya RESPECT their elders

OBEISANCE sounds similar to OBESE+HENCE,so im obese and hence i have no way but to BOW in front of others

On the lines of preetisoni: remember OBEY-STANCE (position) - the position of Obeying is BOWING!

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nuns show obedience to the priest

OBEISANCE sounds like obedience i.e means respect.

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