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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
prostrate
Definition:
To lay flat; throw down; destroy; ruin; to cause to become weak.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
flat, prostrate.
bedridden
ill, in firm.
decumbent
accumbent.
enervated
enervated, limp, unnerved, out of condition, out of shape, gone to seed, on the ropes, out of gas, washed out.
fatigued
all in, dog-tired, played out, Dead beat, Dog-weary, overtired, wornout, ready to drop, dead tired, dead-beat, dead-tired, dog tired, fagged out, lassitudinous.
flat
outstretched, plane, punctured, laid low, oblate, planate, procumbent, splay, tabular, Complanate, spread out.
flat, horizontal
abject, procumbent, prone, reclining, recumbent, supine, bowed low.
helpless
beaten, defenseless, helpless, impotent, inefficient, open, overcome, overpowered, overwhelmed, paralyzed, powerless, reduced, unprotected, weak, Disarmed, tapped out, basket-case, up creek without paddle, with hands tied.
impotent
impotent, incapable, ineffective, sterile, forceless, Infecund.
low
junior, lower, squatty, rock bottom, low-hanging, bottommost, low-lying, low-set, lowset, ground level, ground-level, not high, rock-bottom, unelevated.
obsequious
enslaved, parasitical, Obeisant, stipendiary, Compliable.
procumbent
laying down.
recumbent
recumbent.
tired, worn
crippled, dejected, depressed, drained, drowned, exhausted, fagged, fallen, incapacitated, inconsolable, obedient, spent, submissive, subservient, wearied, Frazzled, Pooped, tuckered, immobilized, worn out, knocked over.
weak
Impuissant, weakest.
noun
defenseless
beaten, open, overcome, weak.
prostrate
bow down, flat, prone, unerect.
submissive
docile, obedient, subservient.
tired
dozy, drowsy, sleepy, weary, run down, on your last legs.
verb
change
prostrate.
contact
prostrate.
disable
abrogate, anesthetize, benumb, botch, cramp, cripple, deaden, disable, disarm, dull, enfeeble, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hinder, hobble, impair, incapacitate, invalidate, lame, neutralize, paralyze, sap, scotch, screw up, stun, stupefy, tamper, undermine, vitiate, weaken.
fall on knees; submit
abase, bow, bow down, cringe, give in, grovel, kneel, kowtow, obey, surrender, cast before, fall at feet.
overwhelm; wear out
cripple, debilitate, defeat, destroy, disable, disarm, drain, drown, exhaust, fatigue, fell, floor, frazzle, immobilize, impair, incapacitate, knock over, level, mow, overpower, overthrow, overtire, overturn, paralyze, reduce, ruin, sap, tire, tucker out, weary, whelm, wreck, bring low.
Examples of usage:
  1. For a minute she remained prostrate with the child by her side. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The spirit of Anarchism has lifted man from his prostrate position. – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  3. As Burt recovered from his surprise the pigmies were still prostrate in the attitude of worship. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  4. At length his powers totally deserted him; the last- left members of his congregation, as they approached his abode with the last- left provision of food which they possessed, found him prostrate with exhaustion at his garden gate. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  5. On the arm- chair, with head thrown back and eyes closed, lay Mr. Ireland, apparently in a dead faint; some terrible shock must have very suddenly shattered his nervous system, and rendered him prostrate for the moment. – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy

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