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  • n  a puddle where animals go to wallow
  • n  an indolent or clumsy rolling about
    a good wallow in the water
  • v  devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure
    wallow in your sorrows
  • v  roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
  • v  rise up as if in waves
  • v  be ecstatic with joy
  • v  delight greatly in
    wallow in your success!

  • The aid workers saw the ugly side of the town when they saw pigs wallowing in filth and swarms of flies buzzing everywhere.
  • Determined not to wallow in self-pity, Howard pick up his life with fierce determination and came through the ordeal.
  • In this country the rich and the famous wallow in indecent luxury while the poor and the indigent toil to make both ends meet.
News & Articles

  • Oregon Zoo goes to work on Elephant Lands, its new $53 million exhibit
    The animals will have gentle hills to climb, a pool, mud in which to wallow and feeding stations designed to encourage them to move as much as 16 hours a day.
    June 10, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Jaunty setting belies grim family drama
    The first sign of trouble in the romantic comedy "Love Is All You Need" is the cliched and incessant use of "That's Amore." Ever since that early-'50s Dean Martin hit was used in "Moonstruck" in 1987, the song has been pop culture's Pavlovian signal to wallow in the jollier side of all things Italian.
    June 7, 2013 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Inside the Beltway: Romney's reinvention
    Mitt Romney has returned to public radar: He's no longer the docile guy meandering around the suburbs or grocery shopping in a post-campaign world. He's granting strategic interviews and he's got aggressive notions about the Republican Party, seeking to pull it from a wallow of social issues and combative identity ...
    June 6, 2013 - The Washington Times

  • Martin Luther King in Washington Post
    Let us not wallow in the valley of despair,King said here. "In spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream."
  • John Tortorella in Sports Network
    We can't wallow in self pity,said Tampa Bay coach John Tortorella. "We just have to find a way to complete a game. You have to look for encouragement in this game. We did some good things and improved on some things. We have to get better...

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