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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
  • There seemed to be just as many vehicles wallowing in the mud holes as there had been then, except that there were no Confederate ambulances,

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  • The tractor wallowed through the mud.
  • We made poor time as we wallowed through the mud.

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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
  • It was an enormous bottomless trough in which the hogs could swill and wallow.
  • In the open space around the depot, the soft ground had been cut and churned by the constant flow of traffic in and out until it resembled an enormous hog wallow, and here and there vehicles were mired to the hubs in the ruts.

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  • Now secure, she wanted to dance, to play, to riot, to gorge on foods and fine wine, to deck herself in silks and satins, to wallow on soft feather beds and fine upholstery.

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  • The pigs wallowed in the large mud puddle.
  • The hippo wallowed in the muddy water.

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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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