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bellicose, belligerent – Bellicose orients "prone to fighting" toward an individual, while belligerent refers to an organized body, a national or political entity—a person is bellicose, a nation is belligerent. More…

grovel, groveling – Grovel is a back-formation from groveling—which first meant "face downward in a prone or prostrate position." More…

prone, prostrate, supine – Prone is lying on your face—facing downwards—which is also true for prostrate, but only in expressing adoration or begging for protection; supine is lying on your back. More…

kratogen – The dormant area of land lying next to one that is prone to earthquakes. More…



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