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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cringing, groveling, grovelling, wormlike, wormy(adj)

    totally submissive

    Synonyms:
    cringing, wormy, groveling, wormlike, worm-eaten, vermiculate

    Antonyms:
    domineering

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grovelling(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Groveling.] creeping, crouching, squat

  2. grovelling(a.)

    Synonyms:
    low, mean, base, vile, abject, servile, slavish, cringing, fawning, beggarly, sneaking, earth-born

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How to use grovelling in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us grovelling in it.

  2. Demosthenes:

    It is impossible for those who are engaged in low and grovelling pursuits to entertain noble and generous sentiments. Their thoughts must always necessarily be somewhat similar to their employments.

  3. Longinus:

    Love of money is the disease which renders us most pitiful and grovelling, and love of pleasure is that which renders us most despicable.


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