Pronunciation of Groveling
/ɡ_ɹ_ˈɒ_v_ə_l_ɪ_ŋ/, /ɡɹˈɒvəlɪŋ/, /ɡɹˈɒvəlɪŋ/
Antonyms for groveling:
Usage examples for groveling:
- But someday there would come a man with mind trained in the ability to conceive that there might be a road to truth outside the useless superstitions that sent man to groveling in the dust at each small breath that blew and also one who would not quit because he had no weather vane to test the direction of that breath - "Eight Keys to Eden", Mark Irvin Clifton.
- 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.