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genuflect

gen·u·flect

genuflect

 
pronunciation:
jen y flekt
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: genuflected, genuflecting, genuflects
definition 1: to bend the knee so as to worship or show reverence.
definition 2: to act in a servile manner.
Word Parts
The word genuflect contains the following part:
flect, flex Latin root that means bend