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prostrate

adjective (LYING)    /ˈprɒs.treɪt/ US  /ˈprɑː.streɪt/
lying with the face down and arms stretched out, especially as a sign of respect or worshipRecliningNot holding the body uprightWorshipping a god
(Definition of prostrate adjective (LYING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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