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Synonyms for grovelling

totally submissive

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NO one expects Sheffield United to be grovellingly grateful for the chance to replay their FA Cup tie against Arsenal.
US spokesmen were almost grovellingly appreciative of Assad's commitment after the Geneva meeting to achieving a settlement which would entail "normal peaceful relations" throughout the region.
In a desperate attempt to claw back favour she grovellingly apologised to Shilpa, who she earlier branded "Shilpa Poppadom".
When they're grovellingly helpful and never off the phone it's because the housing market is dead and their commission bonuses are at zero.
Seeing the way the wind was blowing, Shostakovich hastily withdrew his Fourth Symphony, then in rehearsal, and replaced it with the rapidly-composed and far more conventional Fifth, grovellingly inscribed "A Soviet artist's response to justified criticism".