kneel kneel  /ˈnil/


  1. (n) supporting yourself on your knees
  2. (v) rest one's weight on one's knees

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  1. Feet off kneelers kneeling bench in the pews.
  2. And inevitably the criticism arrived as well, dressed up in social science and scholarly glee at the semiotics of girls kneeling beneath raised swords to affirm their purity.
  3. Justin Frankel, kneeling center, and his buddies, from left, Fritz Jnker, Tom Pepper, and Brennan Underwood mug for the camera, New York, July, 1999.


  1. Zod revealed as next Injustice DLC character

    The heroes and villains of the DC Universe will soon kneel before Zod, as the perennial Superman villain has been revealed as Injustice: Gods Among Us ' next DLC character. The announcement was made during the latest installment of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer series, wherein Conan loses to a blindfolded Aaron Bleyaert. The segment also revealed a character based on Conan: "The Flaming C ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. 'Dame Marie' points her sabre at being the world's best fencer

    This time, someone placed their wand on Mariel Zagunis and she was thrilled about it. It was a gentle touch of the scepter last Friday by 2012 Rose Festival Queen Kate Sinnott that made Zagunis, a two-time Olympic women’s sabre champion, “Dame Marie” and an honorary member of the Royal Rosarians. “You kneel before the Queen, and she says the magic words that make you a knight,” Zagunis says. “It ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune


  1. "Lebanon and the Lebanese will not kneel ...... or submit to the criminals and the terrorists," said Saniora.
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Fuad Saniora Source: FOXNews

  2. "We will not leave our land, we will not raise white flags and we will not kneel except before God," Haniyeh said.
    on Dec 27, 2008 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: Reuters UK

  3. "Please, I wasn't expecting you to kneel," said Bono, his hand on the ambassador's shoulder.
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Bono Source: Forbes

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /