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British English: /ˈɡrɒv(ə)l/
, /ˈɡrʌv(ə)l/
American English: /ˈɡrɑvəl/
, /ˈɡrəvəl/

Translation of grovel in French:

intransitive verb p prés etc -ll- (American English) -l-

  • 1 [figurative] (humbly)
    ramper (to somebody, before somebody devant quelqu'un)
    to grovel at somebody's feet
    ramper aux pieds de quelqu'un

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