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3 definitions found
 for Genuflection
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  genuflection \gen`u*flec"tion\, genuflexion \gen`u*flex"ion\, n.
     [F. g['e]nuflexion, fr. LL. genuflexio, fr. L. genu knee +
     flexio a bending, fr. flectere, flexum, to bend. See Knee,
     Flexible.]
     The act of bending the knee, particularly in worship or
     reverence. --Bp. Stillingfleet.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  genuflection
      n 1: the act of bending the knees in worship or reverence [syn:
           genuflection, genuflexion]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "genuflection":
     bend, bending the knee, bob, bow, bowing and scraping, crouch,
     curtsy, dipping the colors, duck, homage, inclination, kneeling,
     kowtow, making a leg, nod, obeisance, obsequiousness,
     presenting arms, prostration, reverence, salaam, salutation,
     salute, scrape, servility, squat, standing at attention, stoop,
     submission, submissiveness, supination
  
  

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