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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To rest on ones bent legs.

Usage examples (37)
  • A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
  • The inability to kneel is seen as the very essence of the diabolical.
  • Phillips took the blame, but Garrett, obviously, should have known to call a kneel down.
  • It was Thomas, tousle-haired and serious, who went without a word to kneel down by Will. for more
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  • The mournful "knell" (sorrowful sound) filled the church as grandmother bent to "kneel" (stoop onto ones knees) and pray.
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