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Meaning of GENUFLECT

Pronunciation:  'jenyû`flekt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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
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