kneeled vs knelt

kneeled knelt

Definitions

  • 1) Preterit and past participle of kneel.
  • 2) Simple past tense and past participle of kneel.
  • 3) imp. & p. p. of kneel.
  • 4) imp.&p.p.ofkneel.

Examples

  • 1) Would you see her kneeling on the floor to beg for mercy?
  • 2) She would kneel by my bed and put her arm around me.
  • 3) One knelt and dug while two others kept lookout.
  • 4) We would kneel in front and pray to the posts.
  • 5) We will not be forced to kneel in front of the braying mob.
  • 6) Learning to cast from a kneeling position is an essential skill for high summer.
  • 7) The first scene was of an unknown man kneeling on the ground in front of three masked men.
  • 8) They would kneel on the floor to clean bed wheels and climb on chairs to reach curtain rails.
  • 9) He sang one track kneeling on a packed table, below.
  • 10) Little things like that mean so much - just kneeling on the ground to play.
  • 11) I found him kneeling on the bed.
  • 12) I could see one police officer kneeling on the ground.
  • 13) The smith knelt to position a ring around each of their calves, an inch or two above the ankle.
  • 14) At one point he knelt on the wire and punched his fist in the air; he ran for the last few steps.
  • 15) Light leggings, which do not make it difficult to bend or kneel, and good quality trousers are a must for comfort in the cold.
  • 16) Margot kneeled at Katharine's feet to stretch a white linen cloth over the frame on the floor.
  • 17) So we pried the door open and I kind of kneeled down just tried to talk to her and let her know that everything was going to be OK, that we had called the rescue squad and they should be there shortly.
  • 18) Lena bucked up against his head several more times and kneeled perfectly still as he licked and sucked the come from her body.
  • 19) As the bride reached the lowest step, the groom took her by her right hand and conducted her to the altar where they both kneeled on an elaborate kneeling cushion.
  • 20) He kneeled down next to Thermo and got out his medical kit.
  • 21) Alan Cumming kneeled smiling, offering water to his dog.
  • 22) One of them kneeled close to me, put his head right next to mine.
  • 23) Dr. Moder asked, dropping her massive medical bag next to me as she kneeled down.

Examples

  • 1) She knelt before me and crossed herself.
  • 2) He knelt beside her and caught her hand in both of his.
  • 3) She knelt down before her as soon as she saw her seat herself to take off her muddy boots.
  • 4) He turned and knelt by Louisa who had regained consciousness.
  • 5) Anyhow, as Kevin knelt and prayed, a blackbird mistook his outstretched hand for some kind of roost and swooped down upon it, laid a clutch of eggs in it and proceeded to nest in it as if it were the branch of a tree.
  • 6) Then Martin knelt down, and instead of lacing the left shoe unlaced the right one, and inside the yellow slipper found the sixth key just under the instep.
  • 7) He was holding the paper open in his hand, and without a word knelt down by the bed, offering it to her mutely.
  • 8) After tea Nadya went into Sasha's room and without saying a word knelt down before an armchair in the corner and hid her face in her hands.
  • 9) Call knelt by the boy, helpless to do one thing for him.
  • 10) When the king nodded, each man Louddon called knelt before their leader and told their lies.
  • 11) Immediately there was an almost noiseless step on the floor; and a figure emerged from a deep niche, that looked as if it might once have been an oratory, in ancient times; and the figure, too, might have been supposed to possess the devout and sanctified character of such as knelt in the oratories of ancient times.
  • 12) Most readers agree that moving "knelt" to a position of emphasis next to the period lends the sentence some added weight, some "gravitas" if you prefer.
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