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genuflect
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
to demonstrate respect by bending one or both knees to the ground

or:

to grovel (show excessive deference or servile respect)
  • "I'm just not sure when to genuflect, and all that nonsense!"
    p. 214.3
  • "NOT ALL EPISCOPALIANS GENUFLECT," Owen announced.
    p. 214.3

There are no more uses of "genuflect" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

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