GRE Word List

PROSTRATE

stretched out with face on the ground in adoration or submission

The meaning of the word prostrate is stretched out with face on the ground in adoration or submission.

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implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
fetishan object (such as a small stone carving of an animal) believed to have magical power to protect or aid its owner
rhapsodya portion of an epic poem adapted for recitation
gerrymanderthe act or method of gerrymandering
tendermarked by, responding to, or expressing the softer emotions : fond
contusioninjury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise
pejorativea word or phrase that has negative connotations (see connotation
proscribeto publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state
equilibriuma state of intellectual or emotional balance : poise
dispassionatenot influenced by strong feeling