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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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But it's worth it when he gets down on bended knee and asks her.
He got down on bended knee to carry out his onerous task, watched by a bemused Jamie.
Terrified of losing the plant, Texas dispatched economic-development delegations to Taiwan on bended knee, bearing promises of swift environmental approvals and a tidy $168 million package of tax abatements and other inducements.
Though you may think it's old-fashioned, 46% of those polled declared that getting down on bended knee is an absolute essential, while 44% said it was preferable.
She is then speechless when her boyfriend also gets down on bended knee and proposes.
The former TOWIE star got down on bended knee in September while they were enjoying a romantic holiday in Dubai.
Dan Spencer (Liam Fox, left) grabs a makeshift ring and gets down on bended knee in the Woolpack to ask Kerry to be his wife.
DIAMOND GUY Ian Simpson gets down on bended knee to ask Emma Rodham to marry him.
The former 'Baywatch' star, who has twice proposed to his Welsh girlfriend, sparked speculation that he was third time lucky on Monday when he posted a picture of himself on bended knee on Australia's Sydney Harbour Bridge on Twitter.
Frank proposed on bended knee with a pounds 120,000 diamond ring in LA earlier this month.
In a carefully choreographed move Stephen got down on bended knee with ring in hand, and as soon as Sarah turned around after opening the front door for the first time, he popped the question.
He spotted the man on bended knee and took a quick photo.