Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/22/17 Genuflect

Genuflect (verb)
genuflect [jen-yoo-flekt]


verb (used without object)
1. to bend the knee or touch one knee to the floor in reverence or worship.
2. to express a servile attitude.

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Origin: 1620-30; < Medieval Latin genūflectere to bend the knee, equivalent to Latin genū-, stem of genu knee + flectere to bend

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