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When I picked myself up, I saw half the men securing the crate and the other half grovelling around something on the deck.

Men fell grovelling, only to be dragged into the open air and resuscitated, then sent once more into the cruelty of the fight.

He lashed her so long, and he lashed her so sore, That grovelling she lay in a stream of red gore.

Then I took to writing, but the motive was grovelling, for I aimed at gaining money and flattery.

The low style of Horace is according to his subject, that is, generally grovelling.


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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grovelling, such as: paltry, common, corrupt, depraved, foul, and humble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.