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wallowverb [I]

uk   /ˈwɒl.əʊ/  us   /ˈwɑː.loʊ/
wallow
noun [C usually singular] uk   us   informal
He ​likes a good wallow in the ​bath.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of wallow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wallowverb [I]

 us   /ˈwɑl·oʊ/
(esp. of ​animals) to ​lie or ​roll about ​slowly in ​deep, ​wetearth, ​sand, or ​water: The ​pig wallowed in the ​mud. fig. To wallow in an ​emotion or ​situation is to ​stay in that ​state without ​trying to ​change: He was not a ​fellow to ​shedtears, or wallow in ​self-pity.
(Definition of wallow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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