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verb as in kneel

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But the essential instinct to genuflect to the ultra-rich is intact.

Yet when it is one of the anointed ratings agencies, there is this sudden need to genuflect.

Their mask of brain rot allows them to genuflect in the face of ignorance.

If it is a Roman Catholic wedding they genuflect as they reach the chancel.

"It's customary to genuflect when you enter the Viceroy's presence," said the standing one at last.

It was well for the people to know when to kneel, when to bow the head, and when to genuflect.

Should we not, when we enter the church, genuflect, bend the knee in His honor?

It hurt Sophia just to watch her struggle to genuflect before the cardinal.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to genuflect, such as: bow, curtsy, stoop, and bend the knees.

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