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     ( prostrates    3rd person present)   ( prostrating    present participle)   ( prostrated    past tense & past participle  )
The verb is pronounced prɒstreɪt, US prɑ:streɪt. The adjective is pronounced prɒstreɪt.     
1       verb   If you prostrateyourself, you lie down flat on the ground, on your front, usually to show respect for God or a person in authority.  
They prostrated themselves before their king.      V pron-refl  
2       adj   If you are lying prostrate, you are lying flat on the ground, on your front.  
ADJ after v  
Percy was lying prostrate, his arms outstretched and his eyes closed.     
3       adj   If someone is prostrate, they are so distressed or affected by a very bad experience that they are unable to do anything at all.  
FORMAL   oft ADJ with n   (=devastated)  
I was prostrate with grief.     
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1    abject, bowed low, flat, horizontal, kowtowing, procumbent, prone  
2    at a low ebb, dejected, depressed, desolate, drained, exhausted, fagged out     (informal)   fallen, inconsolable, overcome, spent, worn out  
3    brought to one's knees, defenceless, disarmed, helpless, impotent, overwhelmed, paralysed, powerless, reduced  
4      (of oneself)   abase, bend the knee to, bow before, bow down to, cast oneself before, cringe, fall at (someone's) feet, fall on one's knees before, grovel, kneel, kowtow, submit  
5    bring low, crush, depress, disarm, lay low, overcome, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, paralyse, reduce, ruin  
6    drain, exhaust, fag out     (informal)   fatigue, sap, tire, wear out, weary  

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prostate, protracted, prostitute, protester

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