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verb as in kneel

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At last she lifted her bowed head, and rising slowly to her feet, she genuflected before the altar.

Dom Etienne genuflected to the altar, mounted the steps, and sat down in a red velvet arm-chair, placed on the highest step.

Then his reflections were disturbed by a young white monk, who passed him, genuflected to the altar, and lighted two tapers.

As they entered the chapel, the four genuflected to the altar.

They all genuflected before the Virgin and wound off into the woods, their voices dying away in the distance.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to genuflected, such as: stoop, curtsy, bow, and bend the knees.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.