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grovel
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Hard Times
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  • It was altogether unaccountable that a young gentleman whose imagination had been strangled in his cradle, should be still inconvenienced by its ghost in the form of grovelling sensualities; but such a monster, beyond all doubt, was Tom.

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  • She wasn’t content just to win. She wanted to see me grovel.
  • Hoping for mercy, she dropped to the floor and groveled.

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