groveling


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Synonyms for groveling

totally submissive

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I opined, sir, that faith works in tandem with groveling.
For them, no insult is too cutting, no term of abuse too crude, that it cannot inspire another round of desperate waffling and groveling.
Unfortunately, if you're like us, that &uot;special someone&uot; recently tore your heart out of your chest, jumped up and down on it, and left you groveling for mercy.
The Master plan includes pitting one grumpy group known as WAMB - Women Against Martha Burk - against another groveling gathering called NCWO - the National Council of Women's Organizations.
In "Oseibo," the end-of-the-year gift-giving custom, the duo attacked an endlessly wrapped package, groveling before each other with exaggerated politesse.
They even say ``soouu-eeee, soouu-eeee, oink oink, here piggy piggy'' while groveling in the sawdust, enticing pigs to come near.