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prostrate

美国发音:['prɑ.streɪt]
英国发音:[prɒ'streɪt]

[adj]
英语解释:lying with your body completely flat, for example because you are sick or tired; lying flat on the ground with your face downward as a sign of respect or worship
常见翻译:俯卧的,趴在地上的,五体投地

[v]
英语解释:if you are prostrated by something, it makes you feel extremely upset or sick
常见翻译:使倒伏,使平卧;平伏

lie flat on one's stomach with the face downward
When you prostrate you lie flat on your stomach with your face to the ground, especially in the act of worshipping God or to show your obedience to someone. We prostrate in temples as an act of worshipping the deity there. In the olden days people prostrated before their kings and rulers; that is, they showed their obedience to the rulers by lying flat on the ground with the face down.