from The Century Dictionary.

  • Face downward, in a prone or prostrate position.
  • Lying with the face downward; lying prone; crawling; abject.
  • Mean; low; without dignity or respect.
  • Synonyms Abject, Low, Mean, etc. See abject.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Lying prone; low; debased; submissive in a self-abasing manner.

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  • verb US Present participle of grovel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective totally submissive


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