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  1. knelt

    Kneeling is a basic human position where one or both knees touch the ground. Kneeling is defined as “to position the body so that one or both knees rest on the floor,” according to Merriam-Webster. Kneeling when only composed of one knee, and not both, is called genuflection. Kneeling is a primate behavior used to convey deference by making the figure kneeling look smaller than the other. Primates themselves establish pecking orders that are important to the survival and behavior of a group. Chimpanzees, for example, have a complex social group that involves a dominant male and corresponding female with the other submissive males and juvenile chimps. Males who threaten the hierarchy are often severely injured or killed; thus the use of submissive behavior is necessary in order to ensure survival in some instances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knelt

    of Kneel

  2. Knelt

    of Kneel

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Knelt

    nelt, pa.t. and pa.p. of kneel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knelt in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knelt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of knelt in a Sentence

  1. Farhan Zaidi:

    We support those who knelt to peacefully protest racial injustice and those who stood to express love of country. We do not see these as mutually exclusive sentiments and believe freedom to express both is what our country is about.

  2. Nadia Thomas:

    My relative sent me a meme from the film' Zulu' where all the British soldiers took over South Africa and knelt, about to go into battle. It said,' me and the boys, hashtag taking the knee,'.

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