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To act in an obsequious way in order to gain favor or mercy
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“Sometimes, in my haste to get ready, I forget to ask, or rather to grovel pathetically before, the unpredictable pit bull who runs the launderette for her kind dispensation to use the drying machines.”
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To physically kneel or prostrate oneself
“Ezekial was taken captive and probably forced to grovel before his captors.”
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To move or drag oneself along the ground
“He held his hands to his face and began to grovel towards nothing, his elbows resting on the grainy ground, tears clotting the soft brine.”
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To back away or retreat
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Swallow your pride
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Become very involved in
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To apply great and continuous effort
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Noun
A confused mass or jumble
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