pay homage

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See: honor
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"Helene, who has never cared for anything but her own body and is one of the stupidest women in the world," thought Pierre, "is regarded by people as the acme of intelligence and refinement, and they pay homage to her.
I have come to pay homage to Bertrade de Montfort."
Thus, under the name of Order and Civil Government, we are all made at last to pay homage to and support our own meanness.
PAKISTANIS are always willing to pay homage to Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan on important days in our nation's history March 23, Aug 14, Sept 11 and Dec 25.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Amid chants of 'Sushma ji amar rahe', the mortal remains of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were brought to BJP headquarters from her residence on Wednesday afternoon for people to pay homage.
He said, it is our national obligation to pay homage to police martyrs and honour their families.
I join with all of you to pay homage to those who lost their lives in the attacks.
by Madiha Asif/ It was impossible to create this perfume without the use of the world's finest Frankincense which comes from Salalah, and using it was to pay homage to Oman.
" NP's President addressed a ceremony held to pay homage to NP's slain leader Riaz Baloch.Slamming incumbent government former CM Balochistan said, the provincial government in Balochistan sworn-in from back doors and the faltering government has no vision for the people of Balochistan.
Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, who has been elected the speaker of the 11th National Parliament, will pay homage to Bangabandhu at 10:45am in the morning and later visit the National Memorial in Savar at 11:45 am today.
A special function will be held in the Army Public School today to pay homage to the martyred students and teachers.
Political leaders and speakers will pay homage to Shaheed Liaquat Ali Khan for his immense historic services.