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prone
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Emma
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  • I hardly know how it has happened; a little, perhaps, from that wickedness on my side which was prone to take disgust towards a girl so idolized and so cried up as she always was, by her aunt and grandmother, and all their set.

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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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