To better see all uses of the word
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I slept after the prostration of the day, with a stringent and profound slumber which not even the nightmares that wrung me could avail to break.

  • There are no more uses of "prostrate" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • Francis chose to make it his cross to bear in life; he never understood why his Uncle Atticus remained on excellent but remote terms with his father—Francis thought Atticus should Do Something—or why his mother was not prostrate from his father’s eccentric, therefore unforgivable, behavior.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He sat down on the edge of the bed and softly kicked Colin’s prostrate body.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading