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Present participle for to bow or bend one's body before someone as a sign of respect or deference
“Your teacher will not wear curious robes or expect you to prostrate yourself every time he or she enters the room.”
Present participle for to fall or lie down or flat on a surface
“Only in the Temple was it permitted to prostrate oneself on the floor itself.”
Present participle for to behave obsequiously or ingratiatingly towards someone
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“The urge to dominate and to be dominated, to persecute the helpless and to prostrate oneself before the powerful, these are the expressions of the single psychological drive of sado-masochism.”
Present participle for to touch the forehead to the ground in deference
Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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