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prone
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Bleak House
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  • Over and above the faces that have fallen drowsily on tables and the heels that lie prone on hard floors instead of beds, the brick and mortar physiognomy of the very court itself looks worn and jaded.

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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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