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Genuflection

noun
1.
The act of bending the knees in worship or reverence.  Synonym: genuflexion.






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"Genuflection" Quotes from Famous Books



... of genuflection. It had failed at one time, but had again appeared. The young girl fell on her knees, clasped her hands, and remained for about a quarter of an hour in the attitude of contemplation. Then she arose and ...
— Fasting Girls - Their Physiology and Pathology • William Alexander Hammond



Words linked to "Genuflection" :   bowing, obeisance, genuflect, bow



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