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wallows

noun
plural of wallow

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wallows

verb
present tense third-person singular of wallow

Synonyms & Antonyms of wallows (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to completely give (oneself) over to something (such as an emotion)
  • After being laid off, he spent much of his time wallowing in self-pity.
  • They wallowed in all the indulgences provided by the resort.

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2 to roll around in an ungainly manner
  • We saw a herd of cattle wallowing in the marsh.

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“Wallows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wallows. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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