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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She said: "One of the big problems facing us in the North is that a lot of our time is spent going to the Government on bended knees, and that is fairly undignified.
She says: "My heart tells me you know and I am on bended knees begging you to end this torture and finally put my mind at rest.
Meanwhile, Magpies legend Malcolm Macdonald has urged Bellamy to get down on bended knees to Souness and Alan Shearer in order to solve the club's striking crisis.
One of her favorite roles is the title character in Herman's ``Mame,'' who, in the show's famous production number, gets to sing in front of a line of men on bended knees.
I too am so ashamed on bended knees, prayin' to my pretty white Jesus.