The three who were killed had been forced to kneel in a prayer position while assassins shot each in the forehead.
As the conclave draws to a close, each cardinal will approach the new pope and kneel before him.
As he went to kneel, I took a shot at him and [he] jumped in the door.
Beyond the Wall, the free folk do not kneel to anyone, unlike their supposedly more civilized neighbors.
The victims were made to kneel, and then all three were shot and left for dead.
The outer door was closed then, and Miller was told to kneel.
Peter, I'll just kneel and kiss your hands if you can fix this for me.
He could not endure the tones of cathedral music; but he had at times to kneel and listen to it, and be overcome.
"Then kneel on the ground and pull them up with your hands," said the farmer.
kneel down beside me, just a minute, boy, and then Ill go to sleep again.
Old English cneowlian, from cneow (see knee (n.)); cf. Middle Low German knelen, Middle Dutch cnielen, Dutch knielen Gothic knussjan. Past tense knelt is a modern formation (19c.) on analogy of feel/felt, etc. Related: Kneeling.