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variants or grovelling


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variants or grovelling
present participle of grovel
as in flinching
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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as in crawling
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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“Groveling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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