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prone
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The House of Mirth
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  • To look on that prone loveliness was to see in it a natural force, to recognize that love and power belong to such as Lily, as renunciation and service are the lot of those they despoil.
  • She did not, however, propose to lie there prone, and Gerty’s inspiration about the hats at once revived her hopes of profitable activity.

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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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