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synonyms for kneeling

  • bow
  • curtsey
  • genuflect
  • kowtow
  • stoop
  • bow down
  • do obeisance
  • prostrate oneself
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How to use kneeling in a sentence

He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The Alcalde was kneeling by his side, gazing sadly and earnestly into the face of the dying man.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Still kneeling, he drew from his waistcoat pocket a powerful lens contained in a washleather bag.
DOPESAX ROHMER
It is the picture of a girl, crouching in a kneeling position, all the agony of death showing clearly in her upturned eyes.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Kneeling down, he peered into the keyhole, holding the electric torch close beside his face and chewing industriously.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The second figure, which he thought was Jack Carlson, was now kneeling beside the fallen man.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There was a silence, only broken by the monotonous ticking of the carved Swiss clock and the deep sobs of the kneeling girl.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I see men running toward the river, and women kneeling by the side of the dead.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Mother is kneeling by the bed, her beautiful black eyes bathed in tears.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO KNEELING

  • adoration
  • adulation
  • allegiance
  • awe
  • deference
  • duty
  • esteem
  • faithfulness
  • fealty
  • fidelity
  • genuflection
  • honor
  • kneeling
  • loyalty
  • obeisance
  • praise
  • respect
  • reverence
  • service
  • tribute
  • worship
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.