grovel

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To be prone on the ground
To take pleasure in mundane activities
To crawl
To abase oneself before another person
To be nice to someone or apologize in the hope of securing something
If you grovel, you crawl on the ground, for example in order to find something. We grovelled around the club on our knees
To tend toward, or delight in, what is sensual or base; to be low, abject, or mean
grov·el grovels grovelling grovelled in AM, use groveling, groveled1. disapproval If you say that someone grovels, you think they are behaving too respectfully towards another person, for example because they are frightened or because they want something. I don't grovel to anybody Speakers have been shouted down, classes disrupted, teachers made to grovel. a letter of grovelling apology
To creep on the earth, or with the face to the ground; to lie prone, or move uneasily with the body prostrate on the earth; to lie flat on one's belly, expressive of abjectness; to crawl
{f} crawl; beg; be servile; prostrate oneself; humiliate oneself
show submission or fear
To be nice to someone or apologise in the hope of securing something
groveller
{n} one who grovels, an abject wretch
groveled
simple past of grovel
groveling
totally submissive
groveling
present participle of grovel
groveling
{s} base, abject, contemptible
groveling
Lying prone; low; debased
groveller
{i} one who is servile; one who is self-abasing
groveller
alternative spelling of groveler
grovelling
{s} base, abject, contemptible
grovelling
totally submissive
grovelling
present participle of grovel
grovels
third-person singular of grovel
grovel
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