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Spanish translation of “grovel”


verb /ˈɡrovl/ (past tense, past participle grovelled, British groveled)
to make oneself (too) humble
humillarse, rebajarse, arrastrarse
He grovelled before his leader.
(Definition of grovel from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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