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wallow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
wallowwal‧low /ˈwɒləʊ $ ˈwɑːloʊ/ verb [intransitive]  1 wallow in self-pity/despair/defeat etc2 HBAif an animal or person wallows, it rolls around in mud, water etc for pleasure or to keep cool hippos wallowing in the mud3 TTWif a ship or boat wallows, it moves with difficulty through a rough seawallow noun [countable]
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wallowIt wallowed alongside, its big engines growling.Nor was he a man who wallowed constantly in self-pity.If you were fond of hot water, you wallowed in a sunken basin.Water buffalo pulled plows or wallowed in the paddies.
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Verb table
wallow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywallow
he, she, itwallows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywallowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wallowed
he, she, ithas wallowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wallowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wallow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wallowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wallowing
he, she, itis wallowing
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you, we, theyare wallowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas wallowing
you, we, theywere wallowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wallowing
he, she, ithas been wallowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wallowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wallowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wallowing
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