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English noun: wallow

1. wallow (object) a puddle where animals go to wallow


Broader (hypernym)mud puddle

2. wallow (event) an indolent or clumsy rolling about


SamplesA good wallow in the water.


Broader (hypernym)axial motion, axial rotation, roll


English verb: wallow

1. wallow (consumption) devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure


SamplesWallow in luxury.
Wallow in your sorrows.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)indulge

2. wallow (motion) roll around,


SamplesPigs were wallowing in the mud.


Synonymswelter


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move

3. wallow (motion) rise up as if in waves


SamplesSmoke billowed up into the sky.


Synonymsbillow


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom


Narrower (hyponym)cloud

4. wallow (emotion) be ecstatic with joy


Synonymsrejoice, triumph


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air

5. wallow (consumption) delight greatly in


SamplesWallow in your success!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)delight, enjoy, revel









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