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verb (prostrat, ing)
  1. To lay flat or facedown, prone; flatten (often reflexive).
1945 ''Finally almost the whole world was combined against the evil-doers, who are now before us. " Winston Churchill, s:Winston Churchill announces the Surrender of Germany, VE Day speech from House of Commons, May 8, 1945
  1. To be emotionally devastated.
I told him you was with grief. " Mammy to Scarlett, Gone With the Wind.
  1. To become physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.
He was from the extreme heat.
    1. Lying flat, facedown.
    The prisoners were on the ground.

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