on bended knee

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Definition of on bended knee

: in a kneeling position : in the position of someone who is kneeling on one knee He proposed to her on bended knee. sometimes used figuratively to indicate supplication He was forced to ask for their help on bended knee.

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“On bended knee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20bended%20knee. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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