knee

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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Those convinced of their own superiority and itching to run other people's lives - ``making a difference,'' as it is called - can never feel comfortable in a country where other people can live their own lives in their own way, without bending the knee to the environmentalists, the radical feminists and all the other self-anointed saviors and avengers.
And of course, all will be bending the knee to snag big-name guests.
With your arms straight near your sides, lower your body down by bending the knees.
By bending the knees and bracing them against the bed, the worker naturally gets closer to the resident, which creates automatic leverage.
Garrett suggests performing certain athletic activities in a more crouched position--slightly bending the knees and hips--to decrease the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries.