Adjective(1) having a tendency (to(2) lying face downward
(1) I turned to Jack, who was prone on the floor a few feet away.(2) In retrospect, it probably should not have been a surprise that volcanoes are prone to collapse.(3) A man is sometimes very excitable and prone to anger for trivial reasons.(4) Of the tasks involved in our cases, lymph node searches appear to be especially prone to scalpel injuries.(5) Some of the children became prone to violent outbursts, irritability, nightmares, and insomnia.(6) The recovery of hamstring muscle strength was poorer when subjects were in the prone position.(7) Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure was slightly lower in the prone position.(8) The skin can crack, becoming red and inflamed and leaving it prone to infection.(9) I soon settled in for some rigorous study, busying myself with my alternately prone and prostrate experiments.(10) The back, neck, and wrists are the most prone to injury, Chan says.(11) She was usually silently stubborn but was on occasion prone to emotional outbursts.(12) Areas prone to flooding will suffer terribly as sea levels rise over the next century.(13) You find yourself lying prone on a cold and dusty floor made of stone.(14) He is, however, also particularly prone to exaggeration, which may make others think of him as ridiculous.(15) Rod lay prone on the sandbar in the firelight, his back hurting him.(16) Passive smoking affects non-smokers and makes them more prone to respiratory infections.
(1) prone to :: geneig om
(2) accident-prone :: ongeluk sensitiewe
(3) prone position :: lê-posisie
(4) be prone to :: wees wat geneig is tot
1. susceptible ::
3. prostrate ::
1. supine ::
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Perhaps even taller, smarter
and less PRONE to freckling.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15
If I was PRONE to sarcasm...
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 19
...who's PRONE to canker sores
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 23
Humanity is disorganized,
PRONE to destruction.
Westworld Season 3, Episode 8
She was always PRONE to melancholy.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 8
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