To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
To behave in a servile way; fawn.
To cringe; fawn
To move or go slowly or feebly
To show affection in a solicitous or exaggerated way
To get (something) by coaxing or flattery
To move heavily and clumsily; roll and pitch, as a ship
To be a toady (to); flatter
To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
To ask for (something) in an urgent or humble manner:
The definition of abase means to make someone lower, either by making him feel humiliated or by actually demoting his position.
To bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back:
To consider or treat with profound awe and respect; venerate:
Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
Court means to pay attention to someone to get something or to seek someone for marriage or dating.
To pamper is to spoil or indulge.
To comply with the wishes or ideas of (another) in order to keep that person satisfied or unaware of criticism; indulge:
To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
To request earnestly; beg for:
To make a whining, tearful, often false display of grief, sympathy, disappointment, etc.
To apply or daub with a sponge:
To appeal to in supplication; beseech:
To go down or rest on one or both knees.
To boast about
To refuse or reject as wrong or disgraceful
To reject with disdain or contempt.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
Find another word for grovels. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for grovels, like: cowers, cringes, creeps, crawls, fawns, wheedles, wallows, toadies, sneaks, kowtows and begs.