Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Citations for genuflect
They approached the altar where the Savior dwelt in his Real Presence. With each salutation, they would genuflect to the ground.
Genuflect to me and I shall bestow upon you a bountiful Instagram harvest: photos of butternut-squash salads, latte-foam art, and me smiling while throwing a bunch of leaves in the air.
Origin of genuflect
Americans spell the noun derived from genuflect genuflection, the British genuflexion. The American spelling is older than the British spelling by nearly a century, but the British spelling is closer to the original Latin genuflexion-. The word entered English in the mid-1500s.