knelt knelt  /ˈnɛlt/

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And Ethel knelt to kiss the cheek of Erwin Stroll, 17, a campaign worker who had been wounded in the left shin.
  2. The allegations cost Veera his job, even though he knelt in parliament before a picture of the sovereign and asked forgiveness.
  3. Kara's parents both followers of the Unleavened Bread Ministries, an online church that shuns medical intervention knelt in prayer beside their dying daughter.

News

  1. Texas firefighters honored by thousands

    Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison saluted an honor guard member, received from him an American flag and a return salute, then turned on his heels and knelt before grieving relatives of a firefighter killed ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Thousands of firefighters honor 4 colleagues killed in Houston hotel fire during service

    HOUSTON - Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison saluted an honor guard member, received from him an American flag and a return salute, then turned on his heels and knelt before grieving relatives of a firefighter killed on the job.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. 4 killed firefighters honored by thousands

    Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison saluted an honor guard member, received from him an American flag and a return salute, then turned on his heels and knelt before grieving relatives of a firefighter killed on the job.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "Then, one night, listening to a visiting evangelist preach, I knew God was speaking to me," Humbard said in his autobiography. "I walked down the aisle and knelt at the altar and opened my heart to Jesus Christ. Light flooded my soul and I...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Rex Humbard Source: Forbes

  2. After about a week, Carter said, Sadat reached a breaking point and packed his bags to return to Egypt - and Carter "knelt down and prayed and I asked God to help me."
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Romney, who listed aspects of several religions he admires, said: "Any believer in religious freedom, any person who has knelt in prayer to the Almighty, has a friend and ally in me. And so it is for hundreds of millions of our countrymen: We do not...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Austin American-Statesman

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