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verb [no object]
1(chiefly of large mammals) roll about or lie relaxed in mud or water, especially to keep cool, avoid biting insects, or spread scent:watering places where buffalo liked to wallow (of a boat or aircraft) roll from side to side:the small jet wallowed in the sky 2
) (of a person) indulge in an unrestrained way in (something that creates a pleasurable sensation):I was wallowing in the luxury of the hotel he had been wallowing in self-pity
1an act of wallowing:a wallow in nostalgia 2an area of mud or shallow water where mammals go to wallow, typically developing into a depression in the ground over long use.