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wallow
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David Copperfield
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  • The case is so hopeless, and I feel that I am wallowing in such a bog of nonsense, that I give up all idea of getting out, and abandon myself to my fate.
  • I wallow in words.

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as in: wallow happily in the mud Define
to relax -- especially of an animal rolling about in mud or shallow water or more rarely: a noun describing the mud puddle or indentation in which an animal relaxes or rolls around
as in: wallow in self-pity Define
to indulge in an emotion or situation (This is often said of something negative such as self-pity when no attempt is made to move beyond it. But it is also sometimes said without connotation just to indicate that someone has a lot of something such as money or luxury.)
as in: a wagon wallowed through the mud Define
to move with difficulty; or perhaps just to move through water or in a rolling/wave-like manner
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