Fear and fight

grovel
(v)
GROV-ǝl
Meaning

crawl on the ground as a gesture of submission and humility

1st Sample Sentence

In ancient times, kings would often humiliate the kings they conquered in battle by forcing them to grovel at their feet.

Mnemonics

One who wants to "grow well" needs to grovel before his manager. grovel. sounds like growl. and when a dog growls. most of the kids shrink in fear.

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