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prone
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War and Peace
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prone
Used in
War and Peace
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  • The third lay prone so that his face was not visible.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He evidently wanted to do all the talking himself, and continued to talk with the sort of eloquence and unrestrained irritability to which spoiled people are so prone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Emperor, surrounded by his suite of officers and courtiers, was riding a bobtailed chestnut mare, a different one from that which he had ridden at the review, and bending to one side he gracefully held a gold lorgnette to his eyes and looked at a soldier who lay prone, with blood on his uncovered head.  (not reviewed by editor)

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