Thesaurus / prostrate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Prostrate she fell on the floor; but hearing a waiter say, 'Up stairs, madam, you may have a room to yourself.'
Prostrate or ascending, much branched; leaves round-obovate to rhomboidal, 3–10 long.
Prostrate beside him, Sembobitis and Menkera worshipped, their faces touching the stone.
Prostrate under the dread of death, her innermost nature—stripped of the concealments of her later life—was revealed to view.
I SAY NOWILKIE COLLINS
Prostrate by his side lay the prince, in a state of insensibility, the blood faintly oozing from a wound in his arm.
HEROINES OF THE CRUSADESC. A. BLOSS
Prostrate, wounded men were strewed over the ground, but the bear was nowhere to be seen.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
Prostrate and helpless under the paw of the lion is a monkey with the face of Grady.
THE HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY IN CARICATUREARTHUR BARTLETT MAURICE
Prostrate in utter helplessness, she cast herself upon the Eternal Father's mercy.
THE MEASURE OF A MANAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Prostrate bodies in olive drab hid the patch of tender green grass by the roadside.
THREE SOLDIERSJOHN DOS PASSOS
Prostrate and uselessly rotting was wood enough to have kept a good-sized village through the winter.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF THE NEW ENGLAND COASTSAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE
WORDS RELATED TO PROSTRATE
- beg for mercy
- bow and scrape
- butter up
- cater to
- eat crow
- eat dirt
- eat humble pie
- fall all over
- humble oneself
- kiss one's feet
- make much of
- make up to
- play up to
- suck up to
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