◄ Prostrate ►

1. (a.) Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground\ or other surface; stretched out; as, to sleep prostrate.

2. (a.) Lying at mercy, as a supplicant.

3. (a.) Lying in a humble, lowly, or suppliant posture.

4. (a.) Trailing on the ground; procumbent.

5. (v. t.) To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants.

6. (v. t.) to overthrow; to demolish; to destroy; to deprive of efficiency; to ruin; as, to prostrate a village; to prostrate a government; to prostrate law or justice.

7. (v. t.) To throw down, or cause to fall in humility or adoration; to cause to bow in humble reverence; used reflexively; as, he prostrated himself.

8. (v. t.) To cause to sink totally; to deprive of strength; to reduce; as, a person prostrated by fever.

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