wallower


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wal·low

 (wŏl′ō)
intr.v. wal·lowed, wal·low·ing, wal·lows
1. To roll the body about or lie relaxed in water or mud.
2. To indulge oneself to a great degree in something: wallow in self-righteousness.
3. To be plentifully supplied: wallowing in money.
4. To move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder: "The car wallowed back through the slush, with ribbons of bright water trickling down the windshield from the roof" (Anne Tyler).
n.
1. The act or an instance of wallowing.
2.
a. A pool of water or mud where animals go to wallow.
b. The depression, pool, or pit produced by wallowing animals.

[Middle English walowen, from Old English wealwian; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

wal′low·er n.
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I don't think I go through more than any other person but I tended to dwell on it more in the past and I wallow in it - I'm a wallower.
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