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groveled

verb
variants: or grovelled
past tense of grovel

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1 to draw back or crouch down in fearful submission
  • the way in which the abused dog would grovel whenever its owner came near

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2 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • because of their anatomy, bats can only grovel while moving along the ground

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“Groveled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/groveled. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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