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wallow
used in The Hunger Games

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Definition
to excessively give into a desire (indulge)

(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 is enjoying a lot of something such as luxury or rest.)
  • We don't wallow around in the Games this way in District 12. We grit our teeth and watch because we must and try to get back to business as soon as possible when they're over.
    p. 354.2
wallow = indulge (enjoy spending time)
There are no more uses of "wallow" in The Hunger Games.

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