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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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The five-year-was almost brought to his knees when stumbling as the stallopened and, from that point, had no chance.
The 480m Standard final saw Pete Wellon's Pharaoh Loch (9-2) make all and hold a late rally from Klockwork Krai to score narrowly in a time of 29.05sec However, it may have been a different story if the luckless Thinkingoutloud hadn't been brought to his knees when going like a winner on the final corner.
Landlord Steven Dickens had been "brought to his knees" and now faced bankruptcy after an investigation into his property empire uncovered his lies, Chester Crown Court heard.
George Bush has been brought to his knees by voters in the US.