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Definitionto show submission or fear — sometimes by crawling or lying face down
- Men cast from the saddle lay grovelling on the ground.5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (10% in)
- He kicked Wormtongue in the face as he grovelled, and turned and made off.6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (97% in)
There are no more uses of "grovel" in The Return of the King.
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