Focus on the pronunciation of grovel
English definition of “grovel”
/ˈgrɑv·əl/, /ˈgrʌv·əl/ v [I]
› to lie facing the ground, esp. in fear, or to behave toward someone in a way that shows that you are small and unimportant and the other person is powerful: My dog grovels at my feet when she’s done something wrong. I’ll apologize, but I won’t grovel just because I made a mistake.