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used in Leaves of Grass

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to show submission or fear — sometimes by crawling or lying face down
  • Have we not grovel'd here long enough, eating and drinking like mere brutes?
    Book 26 — Passage to India (96% in)
  • You Austral negro, naked, red, sooty, with protrusive lip, groveling, seeking your food!
    Book 6 — Salut au Monde! (92% in)

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