Thesaurus / grovel

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Oh, Im quite willing to grovel in the dust at her feet, said Migwan.

Its subtle flavors escape them while they grovel in primal mud.

Autobiography of a YOGIParamhansa Yogananda

Will ye again enthrone ecclesiastical despotism, and grovel before image of Virgin and Saint?

Carmen ArizaCharles Francis Stocking

In those days she hung near the floor, so that those who would worship must grovel; and little I grudged it.

Pagan PapersKenneth Grahame

Mahmud tried to grovel at the captains feet, wailing to Allah and the Prophet.

CursedGeorge Allan England

He so cringed and fawned that he seemed to become limp, and to grovel in the dust before the miser.

Miser Farebrother (vol 2 of 3)Benjamin Leopold Farjeon

What can be this passion of cards which possesses some of us to grovel for a long night over the board of green cloth?

Mohawks, Volume 3 of 3Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Like the miserable cur that you are, you grovel and beg and pray in a way that I would never condescend to do to you.

Aim at the sky, and you may reach the top of the tree; aim at the top of the tree, and you will grovel on the ground.

Sisters ThreeMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

We need not grovel in the sinks and cellars, neither need we ruminate upon the house-tops.

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