grovel

grovel [ GRUHV-uh' l, GROV- ]
 verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to lie or crawl with the body prostrate and face downward in fear, humility etc.
2. to behave in a modest or submissive way
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 In ancient times, it was habitual and necessary for subjects to grovel before their king.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 He said that the West Indies were a great team, but when they were down they tended to grovel, and he intended to make them grovel.

Comments

karthick said…
Nice and intresting words to learn.

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