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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.


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.


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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