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wallow

a muddy place or depression where animals wallow
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MARK TWAIN DESCRIBED the crow as "a gambler, a low comedian, a dissolute priest, a fussy woman, a liar, a thief, a spy, a professional hypocrite, a conspirator, a rebel, a meddler, an infidel, and a wallower in sin for the mere love of it." He lists nearly 30 "damnable traits," explaining "(the crow's) life is one long thundering ecstasy of happiness, and he will go to his death untroubled, knowing that he will soon turn up again ...
(Empathy, as whenever her mother evokes the death of a junkie uncle, inevitably sets Becca on edge.) While Howie continues going to therapy alone, bonding with "professional wallower" Gaby (Sandra Oh, in an effective role created for the film), Becca reaches out to a teenage boy (Miles Teller) whose facial scars seem to explain what the character doesn't at first.
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.