Supporting yourself on your knees.
Rest one's weight on one's knees.
Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more
Roget 725: succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to. lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors. surrender, surrender at discretion; ... show more
Dutch: knielde, knielen
Moby thesaurus: bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, curtsy, duck, fall down before, fawn ... show more.
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