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  • noun Alternative spelling of groveler.

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

  • noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect


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  • No one, not even groveller Robinson, could have done otherwise although the Talksports guy did kinda do his best but then we know there is a BBC influence there these days, right?


  • Have you no feeling for your profession, you groveller?

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Is it because the little horsey groveller is God mother to D`Anconna`s spawn or because you recognised the rich vein of comedic intellegence for which Melissa is famously the anti-dote

    The Lovely Miss Lightwater

  • If the cloud which Jupiter assumed was of the imperial tone and of the fascinating fashion which the groveller in the mud creates,

    My Tropic Isle

  • The sharks seemed to find the presence of the forlorn groveller in the mud unendurable when it stained the water red, though apparently indifferent to its presence as long, as it remained quiescent, which facts lend confirmation to the popular opinion that the fluid possesses a caustic-like principle violently irritative to the skin.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Once it was necessary to remain silent, but now the cosmic tides are aligned and we shall be seen to finally shatter the tyrannical grip of Yeshua the deceiver, that disgusting groveller to a decaying fish.

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #10

  • Possibly some uninspired groveller, who has never climbed

    Moon Lore

  • A classic cannot reveal itself to a groveller or to a critic.

    The Lost Art of Reading

  • Indeed from that day, her spirit being the spirit of the true snob, the hectorer of the humble, the devout groveller in the courtyards of the great, she was a much-changed woman.

    The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

  • Your brute, your beast, your groveller in ditches, is not nearly so dangerous.

    Crowded Out! and Other Sketches


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