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homage

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Definition respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • They retired jersey #23 in homage to Michael Jordan.
homage = to show respect for
  • Members of the community lined the street to pay homage to the fallen soldier.
  • homage = respect and loyalty
  • Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.
    Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • "Taps" is also played at funerals, a way of paying homage to lost comrades.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • homage = respect or loyalty
  • As the son of Macon Dead the first, he paid homage to his own father's life and death by loving what that father had loved: property, good solid property, the bountifulness of life.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • homage = respect or loyalty
  • I will however pay it so much homage.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • What Italian would refuse him homage?
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • Just let Elesin fulfil his oath and we will retire home and pay homage to our King.
    Wole Soyinka  --  Death and the King's Horseman
  • How they loved dressing up in gold lace and doing homage!
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • The entire line of beasts bowed their heads in homage to the boy.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • You come here to pay homage with your innocent and powerful hearts....
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • True to my homage to the Almighty, I blew on some duck calls and then preached from the Bible.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • I have named this one Torontodalisque: Homage to Ingres, because of the pose, and the rubber plant like a fan behind her.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • There were still nights when Derek would come back home after feeding on another gift from Vivienne or from some other vampire paying him homage.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Then up jumped a young French doctor with a red mustache and shouted, We're here to cure dying people, not to pay homage to President Carter!
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • And to Maggie such things had not been every-day incidents, but were a new element in her life, and found her keen appetite for homage quite fresh.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • I guess I did the shutdown as an homage to the mission Ares 3 could have been.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • All gods who receive homage are cruel.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Say 'ay' and be the captain of us all: We'll do thee homage, and be rul'd by thee, Love thee as our commander and our king.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Kessell!" paying homage to the wizard with a fanatical devotion that brought shivers to the human witnesses to the spectacle.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard

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