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genuflection


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Genuflection  \Gen`u*flec"tion\,  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.  --Bp. 
  Stillingfleet 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  genuflection 
  n  :  the  act  of  bending  the  knees  in  worship  or  reverence  [syn:  {genuflexion}] 




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