prostrate

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  • He prostrated himself at her feet, and when he looked up she was gone. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • He died during the night while his father sand the death song over his prostrate body.
  • It prostrated him completely, so that for several days he could not speak. Cited from The Lonely Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He prostrated before the lord and then went back to his fort.
  • Every week day there will be special services and during which they prostrate a number of times.
  • The very same instant saw me prostrated on the ground at his feet. Cited from Five Years Of Theosophy, by Various
  • We all prostrated ourselves before her, and then set off on our journey. Cited from The Privateersman, by Frederick Marryat
  • For the first week he was more completely prostrated than she had ever known him to be. Cited from We Two, by Edna Lyall
  • No longer did they prostrate themselves, when he walked in the streets. Cited from By Right of Conquest, by G. A. Henty
  • We now turned our attention to the prostrate bodies of the fallen enemy. Cited from Captured by the Navajos, by Charles A. Curtis
  • A few days later the two children prostrated themselves before their parents and began their voyage. Cited from Deccan Nursery Tales, by C. A. Kincaid
  • The one I read not only fell flat, but nearly prostrated me also. Cited from Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • At last, he fell prostrate on the ground, and a deep sleep came over him. Cited from Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3), by J. A. Jones
  • I who know not how to make my soul bow before men have prostrated it before things. Cited from Romance of the Rabbit, by Francis Jammes [Ed.: Gladys Edgerton]
  • He could feel the water slowly rising about his prostrate body. Cited from Never-Fail Blake, by Arthur Stringer
  • When he was brought into the king's presence he prostrated himself, and stood silent. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4), by Plutarch
  • Hand over hand, feeling his way like a cat, he advanced toward the prostrate figure. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • So he went in to the King and prostrating himself before him, gave him the letter. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 9, Tr. by Burton
  • Returning to London, she was again prostrated by the death of her only daughter. Cited from Women in the fine arts, by Clara Erskine Clement
  • I may say at once I was prostrated as any slave before his conversation. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
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Words starting with prostrate

Meaning of prostrate

  • verb Get into a prostrate position, as in submission
  • verb Render helpless or defenseless
    They prostrated the enemy
  • verb Throw down flat, as on the ground
    She prostrated herself with frustration