Origin of prostrate
OTHER WORDS FROM prostratepros·tra·tive [pros-truh-tiv], /ˈprɒs trə tɪv/, adjectivepros·tra·tor, nounun·pros·trat·ed, adjective
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How to use prostrate in a sentence
Mules pulled ramshackle carts, children played outside mud houses, burqa-shrouded women lay prostrate and begging in the middle of dusty roads.
Prostrate she fell on the floor; but hearing a waiter say, 'Up stairs, madam, you may have a room to yourself.'Camilla|Fanny Burney
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.Balthasar|Anatole France
Prostrate under the dread of death, her innermost nature—stripped of the concealments of her later life—was revealed to view.I Say No|Wilkie 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 Crusades|C. A. Bloss