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grovel

verb [I] (TRY TO PLEASE)   (-ll- or US usually -l-)
 
uk
/ˈɡrɒv.əl/
How to pronounce grovel verb (TRY TO PLEASE) in British English
 
us
/ˈɡrɑː.vəl/
How to pronounce grovel verb (TRY TO PLEASE) in American English
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(Pronunciation of grovel verb (TRY TO PLEASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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