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Groveling

Pronunciation of Groveling
/ɡ_ɹ_ˈɒ_v_ə_l_ɪ_ŋ/, /ɡɹˈɒvəlɪŋ/, /ɡɹˈɒvəlɪŋ/

Antonyms for groveling:

domineering.

Usage examples for groveling:

  • The man with an ambition ever finds himself in the ascendency; while he who deplores the exercise of his powers, avoiding work as he would a powder magazine or a pest, is in the descendency toward a state of groveling and low ideals. - "A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece", Charles Stewart Given.
  • The thought of acknowledging her fault was not repugnant to her; she had no special objection to groveling, but she knew it would do no good. - "The Happiest Time of Their Lives", Alice Duer Miller.

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