English to Portuguese Meaning :: grovel

Grovel :
rastejar
rastejar, bajular, abaixar-se, arrastar-se - rastejarrastejargroveledgrovelergrovelersrastejanterastejantegrovels
 
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(1) Each year at harvest, the prince hosts a feast for the noblemen of the countryside, while the peasants who farm his land grovel in abject poverty.(2) She saw him grovel on the floor, begging for mercy.(3) Everyone expected me to grovel with gratitude(4) If they want me to get down and grovel on the floor, no.(5) He held his hands to his face and began to grovel towards nothing, his elbows resting on the grainy ground, tears clotting the soft brine.(6) Obviously a good grovel is as necessary today as it was in the days of serfs.(7) This requires flexibility and upper-body strength, neither of which I had, and it was generally humiliating, especially when we had to grovel on the ground doing ÔÇÿpower movesÔÇÖ.(8) I knocked over the bowl with all the beads in it and spent fifteen minutes grovelling on my hands and knees on the living room carpet painstakingly picking them up again.(9) The new TV advert grovellingly asks us to ÔÇÿreturn to using railÔÇÖ.(10) He is beginning to look like a recidivist groveler who should not be allowed any nearer the Oval Office than the public tour.(11) They groveled to the females before every song and it was just a lame rock performance.(12) We resolved to show him and everyone else that the days for grovelling were over.(13) As he is a fictional character, there is no shame in your grovellingly subservient status.(14) And after the attacks on her grow worse they experience mixed emotions as Jack grovels and pleads with her not to go when finally she decides she has had enough and announces she is leaving.(15) Incidentally, the ancient Maya had a fairly advanced understanding of astronomy - so there's some question as to whether they would have grovelled in front an eclipse.(16) I remembered how, as a younger man, I would never have groveled or whined for any reason.
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1. prostrate oneself ::
prostrar-se
2. be obsequious to ::
ser obsequioso para
3. cower ::
encolher-se
Different Forms
grovel, groveled, groveler, grovelers, groveling, grovelling, grovels
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

- Mercy! Mercy, my lord! I beg you.
- Save it for Joffrey. He loves a good grovel.

- Mercy! Mercy, my lord! I beg you. - Save it for Joffrey. He loves a good GROVEL.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 4


But you made him grovel for affection.

But you made him GROVEL for affection.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 1


We know what it\'s like
to have them grovel to our faces

We know what it's like to have them GROVEL to our faces

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 10


In my own keep, drinking my own wine,
watching my sons grovel for my fortune.

In my own keep, drinking my own wine, watching my sons GROVEL for my fortune.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4


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