"prostrate" in the verb sense
1. prostrate, bow down
get into a prostrate position, as in submission
render helpless or defenseless
"They prostrated the enemy"
throw down flat, as on the ground
"She prostrated herself with frustration"
"prostrate" in the adjective sense
1. flat, prostrate
stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
"found himself lying flat on the floor"
2. prone, prostrate
lying face downward
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