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genuflect

verb [I]  /ˈdʒen·jəˌflekt/ us  
to bend one knee or touch one knee to the floor as a sign of worship or respect
genuflection
noun [C]  /ˌdʒen·jəˈflek·ʃən/ us  
The book just couldn't get past her genuflection for authors of a previous generation.
Translations of “genuflect”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指進出天主教教堂時)下跪,跪拜…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指进出天主教教堂时)下跪,跪拜…
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