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prostrate
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
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Definition
lying face downward on the ground as in submission
  • But just now he wanted to hasten back to Caleb and the prostrate youth.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (22% in)
  • The divine tribunal had changed its aspect for him; self-prostration was no longer enough, and he must bring restitution in his hand.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (84% in)

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