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prostrate
used in Jane Eyre

6 uses
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Definition
lying down - typically face downward on the ground as in submission
  • He snuffed round the prostrate group, and then he ran up to me; it was all he could do, — there was no other help at hand to summon.
    Chapter 12 (51% in)
  • The spell by which I had been so far supported began to dissolve; reaction took place, and soon, so overwhelming was the grief that seized me, I sank prostrate with my face to the ground.
    Chapter 8 (2% in)
  • I had, again and again, held the water to Mason's white lips; again and again offered him the stimulating salts: my efforts seemed ineffectual: either bodily or mental suffering, or loss of blood, or all three combined, were fast prostrating his strength.
    Chapter 20 (43% in)
  • This was a blow: but I did not let it prostrate me.
    Chapter 23 (30% in)
  • But it will be very dreadful, with this feeling of hunger, faintness, chill, and this sense of desolation — this total prostration of hope.
    Chapter 28 (49% in)
  • I looked towards the knoll: there he lay, still as a prostrate column; his face turned to me: his eye beaming watchful and keen.
    Chapter 34 (77% in)

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