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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Wallow  \Wal"low\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Wallowed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Wallowing}.]  [OE.  walwen,  AS  wealwian  akin  to  Goth. 
  walwjan  (in  comp.)  to  roll,  L.  volvere  cf  Skr.  val  to  turn. 
  [root]147.  Cf  {Voluble  Well},  n.] 
  1.  To  roll  one's  self  about  as  in  mire;  to  tumble  and  roll 
  about  to  move  lazily  or  heavily  in  any  medium;  to 
  flounder;  as  swine  wallow  in  the  mire. 
  I  may  wallow  in  the  lily  beds.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  live  in  filth  or  gross  vice;  to  disport  one's  self  in  a 
  beastly  and  unworthy  manner. 
  God  sees  a  man  wallowing  in  his  native  impurity. 
  3.  To  wither;  to  fade.  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Scot.] 

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