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Adjective
Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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Having a coarse, unrefined, vulgar demeanor
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Humble or lower in rank or status
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Moving at a notably slow speed
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Showing no attempt at originality
Noun
The act or state of toadying
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A mean action
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to physically kneel or prostrate oneself
“Ezekial was taken captive and probably forced to grovel before his captors.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to back away or retreat
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Swallowing your pride
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Present participle for twist and turn with quick writhing movements
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Present participle for become very involved in
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Present participle for to apply great and continuous effort
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