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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of bending the knees in worship or reverence.

Usage examples (34)
  • A bend of the body and a genuflection were the appropriate answer of the Ethiopian to these observations.
  • Was it an upperclass gesture, like a genuflection?
  • The old woman bobbed up, making an old-time genuflection.
  • Queen Elizabeth, who made a ritual genuflection to him in her for more
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