Erect and Prostrate


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Erect adjective – Rising straight up.
Usage example: a lone tree remained erect after the terrible tornado had passed

Prostrate is an antonym for erect in straight up topic.
Nearby Words: erection, erected, erecting, erectile, erector
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Prostrate adjective – Lying with the face downwards.
Usage example: the suspects lay prostrate on the floor while the police searched the room

Erect is an antonym for prostrate in topics: submit, overwhelm, helpless, flat, tired.
Nearby Words: prostration, prostrated
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