’Mercy, lord!’ whined Wormtongue, grovelling on the ground.
His horse bolted in terror, and he grovelled on the ground.
His eyes smouldered with anger, but he could not avenge himself: his miserable enemy lay grovelling on the stones whimpering.
Then crawling to Frodo’s feet he grovelled before him, whispering hoarsely: a shudder ran over him, as if the words shook his very bones with fear.
They fell forward, grovelling heedlessly on the cold earth.
But what went on in his wretched heart between the pressure of the Eye, and the lust of the Ring that was so near, and his grovelling promise made half in the fear of cold iron, the hobbits did not guess: Frodo gave no thought to it.
He grovelled on the ground and could speak no clear words but nice master.
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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.