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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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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Present participle for to touch the forehead to the ground in deference
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Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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