Mammoth Memory

Genuflect – To bend one or both knees (typically in worship or sign of respect)


(Pronounced jen-yoo-flekt)

To remember the definition of the word genuflect, use the following mnemonic:

Gently you flex (genuflect) at the knee.

Gently you flex (genuflect) at the knee.


Examples of genuflect in a sentence

The servants genuflect to their royal employers by bowing before them. 

He wants to force people to genuflect to his right-wing beliefs.

He was a man of principle, refusing to genuflect to the party leadership.

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