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prostrate
used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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Definition
lying down - typically face downward on the ground as in submission
  • The lawn was covered with prostrate men, too tired to walk farther, too weak from wounds to move.
    3.18 (52% in)
  • The ambulance men hurrying here and there among the prostrate forms frequently stepped on wounded men, so thickly packed were the rows, and those trodden upon stared stolidly up, waiting their turn.
    3.21 (62% in)
  • As she lay prostrate, too weak to fight off memories and worries, they rushed at her like buzzards waiting for death.
    3.25 (43% in)
  • The Yankees had the South prostrate and they intended to keep it so.
    4.37 (54% in)
  • Why, this very minute she's prostrated with grief.
    4.46 (98% in)
  • Poor child, she is quite prostrated.
    4.47 (15% in)
  • "I heard what you said about Scarlett too," cried Melanie, swinging on the stout old lady with the air of a duelist who, having withdrawn a blade from one prostrate opponent, turns hungrily toward another.
    5.49 (16% in)

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