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One entry found for grovel.
Main Entry: grov·el
Pronunciation: primarystressgräv-schwal, primarystressgrschwav-
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -eled or -elled; -el·ing or -el·ling /-(schwa-)lieng/
1 : to creep or lie face down on the ground (as in fear)
2 : to degrade oneself by behaving like a fearful slave : CRINGE
- grov·el·er or grov·el·ler /-(schwa-)lschwar/ noun

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