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Synonyms for genuflect
ˈdʒɛn yʊˌflɛktgen·u·flect

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  1. genuflectverb

    bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image

    Synonyms:
    kowtow, scrape

  2. scrape, kowtow, genuflectverb

    bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, truckle, scratch up, kowtow, bootlick, fawn, come up, kotow, suck up, scrape, scratch, toady, grate, skin

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  1. Jimmy Breslin:

    The office of president is a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit.

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Translations for genuflect

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  • [[bøje]] [[knæ]]Danish
  • niederknienGerman
  • [[doblar]] [[la]] [[rodilla]]Spanish
  • [[زانو]] [[خم]] [[كردن]]Persian
  • kyyristellä, polvistuaFinnish
  • génuflexionFrench
  • [[fincar]] [[o]] [[xeonllo]], [[dobregar]] [[o]] [[xeonllo]]Galician
  • गोद में जा बैठनाHindi
  • koma fyrir kné, gera knéfall, falla á kné, knékrjúpaIcelandic
  • genuflettersiItalian
  • 跪くJapanese
  • 속임수Korean
  • klękaćPolish
  • [[преклони́ть]] [[колено, [[соверши́ть]] [[коленопреклоне́ние]], пресмыка́ться, [[соверша́ть]] [[коленопреклоне́ние]], [[преклоня́ть]] [[коленоRussian
  • [[bie]] [[në]] [[gjunjë]]Albanian
  • knäfalla, knäböjaSwedish
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