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Tardos Mors then greeted each of the green jeddaks and jeds, and to each spoke words of friendship and appreciation
Polychrome leaped out lightly after them, and they were greeted by a crowd of gorgeously dressed servants who bowed low as the visitors mounted the marble steps.
"Then greeted he every one of the men, the bold helm bearer greeted his dear comrades for the last time.
She added: "When greeting men or women of a high stature in society like a shaikh or a shaikha, or elders among the community, who tend to be greeted by large numbers of well wishers, it is customary to shake their hands and kiss their right shoulder as an added gesture of respect."
1 / 8 Hajer Aziz, who was injured in the Sri Lanka attacks was greeted by family and colleagues after she landed back in Jeddah.
In a departure from the absence of support since Najib was initially charged, a group of around 15 middle-aged women greeted him as he arrived this morning for his trial over RM42 million of the SRC International Sdn Bhd.
President Sisi also greeted Coptic Christians expats on the occasion of Christmas.
Anne Curtis teasingly asked Luis Manzano for a proper birthday greeting next year, just after she greeted him for his birthday yesterday, April 21.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also greeted nation on the auspicious day and said, "I offer my greeting on the holy occasion of Ram Navami."
IANS New Delhi BJP veteran LK Advani, who turned 90 on Wednesday, was greeted on his birthday by leaders across political spectrum with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his efforts had richly contributed to building of the party.
The working class would say "hello" or a more basic "how do?" When you think of it, the greeting is a bit daft because the person being greeted returns the phrase, so no-one actually answers the question.
Lastly, when greeting a group of people, every member of the group should be greeted in the same way, despite hierarchy or closeness.