Outside the courthouse, supporters of Martin's family jeered, wept, or knelt in prayer as the verdict came.
He knelt beside Glover just as he once had by that injured boy back in Brooklyn.
Her tender face bent in compassion over a marble form so exquisitely pure that I knelt and signed myself.
On first seeing her, he had knelt down on the sidewalk and kissed her hand to thank her for her hams.
One of her favorite memories at a red carpet was meeting Jodie Foster, who knelt down to speak at her level.
I crossed the floor, knelt down by him, and tried to wake him.
The Indians gathered about in wonder as Jim knelt beside his friend.
"Let us pray," said Roy, as he closed the Bible, and knelt with them.
In a majestic grove the veteran Christian knelt, at peace with God, with himself, and with all the world.
He saw only Margaret, he knelt by her side and called her name.
Old English cneowlian, from cneow (see knee (n.)); cf. Middle Low German knelen, Middle Dutch cnielen, Dutch knielen Gothic knussjan. Past tense knelt is a modern formation (19c.) on analogy of feel/felt, etc. Related: Kneeling.