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grovel

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  • verbabase, demean oneself
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Synonyms for grovel

verb abase, demean oneself
  • beseech
  • fawn
  • beg
  • blandish
  • bootlick
  • brown-nose
  • court
  • cower
  • crawl
  • creep
  • cringe
  • crouch
  • flatter
  • humor
  • implore
  • kneel
  • kowtow
  • pamper
  • prostrate
  • revere
  • snivel
  • soft-soap
  • stoop
  • truckle
  • wheedle
  • apple-polish
  • beg for mercy
  • bow and scrape
  • butter up
  • cater to
  • eat crow
  • eat dirt
  • eat humble pie
  • fall all over
  • humble oneself
  • kiss one's feet
  • make much of
  • make up to
  • play up to
  • suck up to
  • yes

Antonyms for grovel

  • answer
  • ignore
  • straighten
  • boast
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to grovel

apple-polish

verb. fawn
  • bootlick
  • brown-nose
  • butter up
  • curry favor
  • flatter
  • grovel
  • kiss someone's feet
  • kowtow
  • lick someone's boots
  • suck up to
  • sweet-talk
  • toady
  • truckle

bootlick

verb. flatter

bootlicking

verb. flatter

bow and scrape

verb. be excessively polite

brown-nose

verb. suck up to

court

verb. fawn over, pay attention to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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