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prone
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The Winter's Tale
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  • —Good my lords, I am not prone to weeping, as our sex Commonly are; the want of which vain dew Perchance shall dry your pities; but I have That honourable grief lodg’d here, which burns Worse than tears drown: beseech you all, my lords, With thoughts so qualified as your charities Shall best instruct you, measure me;—and so The king’s will be perform’d!

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as in: prone to Define
having a tendency (to do something)
as in: prone position Define
lying face downward
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