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prostrating

verb
present participle of prostrate

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2 to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
  • the huge increase in gas prices really prostrated the nation's economic engine

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3 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • a widow prostrated by crushing grief

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4 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • the boxer bragged that he could prostrate any opponent with a single blow

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“Prostrating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prostrating. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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