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prostrate
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
lying down - typically face downward on the ground as in submission
  • And when, by an effort, I had set aside that picture of a prostrate body, I faced the problem of the Martians and the fate of my wife.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (9% in)
  • Some of the people who crowded in the carts whipped stupidly at their horses and quarrelled with other drivers; some sat motionless, staring at nothing with miserable eyes; some gnawed their hands with thirst, or lay prostrate in the bottoms of their conveyances.
    1.16 — Book 1 Chapter 16 — The Exodus from London (60% in)

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