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Meaning of GENUFLECT

Pronunciation:  'jenyû`flekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
  2. [v]  bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
 

GENUFLECT is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: kowtow, scrape
 
 See Also: bow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gen`u*flect"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Genuflected}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Genuflecting}.] [See {Genuflection}.]
To bend the knee, as in worship.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, bow to, cringe to, crouch, crouch before, curtsy, do homage, do obeisance, duck, fall down before, grovel, kneel, kneel to, knuckle to, kowtow, make a leg, make a reverence, make obeisance, nod, salaam, scrape, stoop, truckle to
 

 

 

 

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