Beg, beg, grovel, grovel

(jocular) exclamation used to plead, as for a favour

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • beg, beg, grovel, grovel — Australian Slang (jocular) exclamation used to plead, as for a favour …   English dialects glossary

  • grovel — [v] abase, demean oneself apple polish*, beg, beg for mercy, beseech, blandish, bootlick*, bow and scrape*, brown nose*, butter up*, cater to, court, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, eat crow*, eat dirt*, eat humble pie*, fall all over*,… …   New thesaurus

  • grovel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. fawn, creep, cringe; wallow, humble (oneself). See servility, lowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. crawl, cringe, fawn, fawn upon, beg, sneak, stoop, kneel, crouch before, truckle, kowtow, implore, toady …   English dictionary for students

  • grovel — grov·el || grÉ‘vl , grÊŒvl / grÉ’vl v. crawl; beg; be servile; prostrate oneself; humiliate oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • kneel to — Synonyms and related words: adjure, appeal, appeal to, beg, bend, bend the neck, bend to, beseech, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow to, call for help, call on, call upon, clamor for, conjure, crave, cringe to, crouch, crouch before, cry for,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pussyfoot — Synonyms and related words: about the bush, around the bush, be careful, be cautious, beat about, beat around, beg the question, bicker, boggle, cavil, choplogic, couch, crawl, creep, dodge, duck, equivocate, evade, evade the issue, fence, glide …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doubling of final consonants in inflection — The table below explains the differing practice in English shown by the forms hotter, enrolled, offered, targeted, in which the root word (hot, enrol, offer, target) ends in a single consonant. Practice can also differ with the same word in BrE… …   Modern English usage


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