Synonyms of grovel in English:

grovel


See definition of grovel

verb

1‘George grovelled at his feet’

SYNONYMS

crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, prostrate oneself, kneel, fall on one's knees

throw oneself at someone's feet

2‘they dislike leaders who grovel to foreign patrons’

SYNONYMS

behave obsequiously, be obsequious, be servile, be sycophantic, fawn, kowtow, bow and scrape, toady, truckle, abase oneself, humble oneself, prostrate oneself

curry favour with, flatter, court, woo, dance attendance on, make up to, play up to, ingratiate oneself with

informal crawl, creep, suck up, butter up, be all over, fall all over, lick someone's boots, rub up the right way

archaic blandish