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Word: homage

Definition: honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to


Sentences Containing 'homage'

"He turns and turns him to it,--how slowly, but how steadfastly, his homage-rendering and invoking brow, with his last dying motions.
"Riley B. King" is a homage to B.B. King.
A model for the homage of the Magi might have been provided, it has been suggested, by the journey to Rome of King Tiridates I of Armenia, with his magi, to pay homage to the Emperor Nero, which took place in 66 AD, a few years before the date assigned to the composition of the Gospel of Matthew.
And yet, wretched cripple as I made myself by this act of homage to Dora, I walked miles upon miles daily in the hope of seeing her.
Bernstein leapt at the opportunity to work with Scorsese, and to pay homage to Herrmann.
During one scene, Michael puts his Dundie on his desk, a homage to the final shot in the series opening sequence.
During this periods inlaws pays homage to their father inlaws with gifts.
He could not well have helped it, I hung with such homage on his words and so plainly showed that I felt honored by his notice.
He installed himself in the castle and received the homage and salutations of the citizens.
He was also styled Skanderbeg II, in homage to Skanderbeg, the national hero.
However, DVD Verdict called this episode a "The Shining" homage with an "unsubtle metaphor" that "misogyny is BAD."
However, the IGN reviewer thought that while the conversation with Grayson was an "hilarious homage to Leonard Nimoy, it seemed completely superfluous in terms of the overall storyline."
If thou my homage wilt not scorn, Thy fortune, watched by envious eyes, On wings of poesy upborne Shall be exalted to the skies.
In 1378, Arthaud de Villedieu paid homage to the Count of Forez for the house and the tower of Essalois which oversaw the Loire.
In addition to the sculpture, there are 27 plaques with the name of each person; the memorial also has a monolith to pay homage to the martyrs.
It also particularly pays homage to Yasser Arafat and Prince Alwaleed.
It is performed for invocation of deities and spirits as well as to pay homage to royalty and guests.
It specified that William was to hold northern Tripoli and pay homage to Tancred while Bertrand was to hold south Tripoli as a vassal of Baldwin.
It was the last Raffles work written by Hornung, although a number of continuations have been written by other authors in a mixture of parody and homage.
Krogzilla's appetite for cats was an homage to ALF from the television series ALF.
Lulu's Celestial Weapon is the Onion Knight, a homage to "Final Fantasy III".
Mamet has spoken of his belief that the tiles are an homage and seems flattered by them.
Mar Isaac, chief of the Academy of Sura, paid homage to the caliph, and received privileges from him.
McLaughlin pays homage to Asimov by naming the protagonist "Isak" and naming a historical figure Duke "Lagash", the name of the planet in "Nightfall".
Morrel seized the count's hand and kissed it; the count allowed him to pay the homage he felt due to him.
Mottola chose the name Casablanca, in homage to the Casablanca Records once run by Neil Bogart.
My homage to Miss Wickfield, is a flight of arrows in my bosom.
My young heart had no room in its homage for any such poor reference.
Nevertheless, the County of Tripoli owed fealty (allegiance) and homage (declarations of allegiance) to him, and he, in return, provided support to the county in times of trouble.
On, on we flew; and our offing gained, the Moss did homage to the blast; ducked and dived her bows as a slave before the Sultan.
Shahbeg received the homage of certain Sahtah and Sodha chiefs.
She acknowledged their homage by bending her head, and giving them a quick look.
So, as soon as Odumodu appeared to the public view, after paying homage to Ani.
Such a people, and such achievements as theirs, compel homage.
The "Section d'Or" group founded by some of the most prominent Cubists was in effect an homage to Seurat.
The album's fourth single, "Oh Father", is "an homage to Simon Garfunkel and tells the story of an abused child."
The Bat Dopant is an homage to the inhumanoid from the original "Kamen Rider" television series.
The book, illustrated with ink portraits drawn by the Constructivist artist Marcel Janco, was, its title notwithstanding, a homage to writers of several generations.
The community was named "Usonia" in homage to Wright, whose ideas on the way Americans should live together guided their plan.
The devoutest person could have rendered no greater homage to the efficacy of an honest prayer than he did in this distrust of his wife.
The film presented as a farewell concert of "The Band" was perceived by him like an homage to the whole generation who in the 70's brought Rock at its height.
The name is kind of just an ode to Chet Baker and the mood of music he used to play—something I would like to at least pay homage to in my own music."
The residents of the Duchy of Legnica-Złotoryja were obliged to paid homage to both Dukes.
The sailors, mostly poor devils, cringed, and some of them fawned before him; in obedience to his instructions, sometimes rendering him personal homage, as to a god.
The Spider Dopant is an homage to the inhumanoid from the original "Kamen Rider" television series.
Thus, under the name of Order and Civil Government, we are all made at last to pay homage to and support our own meanness.
Upon my honour,' said Mr. Micawber, indefinitely kissing his hand and bowing with his genteelest air, 'I do Homage to Miss Wickfield!
Vettriano worked with the Italian photographer Fredi Marcarini, both on a series of photographs for the 'Homage à Tuiga' exhibition and on a tripytch of portrait shots.
``Detestation of the high is the involuntary homage of the low.''
``It is a tone of fervent admiration, true homage, and deep love, Doctor Manette!''
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