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synonyms for knelt

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

What would a man think if his children knelt and begged for his love or for their daily bread?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
A horrible foreboding gripped me, and I quickly knelt down and raised the dog's head.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He was flung down heavily, and pinned prone in a corner by one of those bullies who knelt on his spine.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Above the altar before which the priest knelt was an immense carving in imitation of an uprooted tree.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
"Follow presently," was his parting command to the man who still knelt upon Rabecque, and with that he vanished too.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sergeant Burton knelt down and gingerly laid his hand upon the stained linen over the breast of Sir Lucien.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Then they came down and knelt on the ground, and an old man touched their heads together.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
A hideous old crone covered with rags knelt beside the Duchesss, who on leaving the church offered her holy water.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Aristide slipped noiselessly to the side of her chair and knelt on one knee and took her hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The elder girl knelt at Lucy's feet—her own Lucy whom she still looked upon in her heart as a little child.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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