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My prefix lies far above the sky
My Infix is a movement to be found
My suffix is not so high
While I live, I seldom face the ground!

Who am I?

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I think you are a:

Sunflower

My prefix lies far above the sky

Sun - a good distance up above

My Infix is a movement to be found

Flow - a movement, not sure if "to be found" indicates something further

My suffix is not so high

"Lower"

While I live, I seldom face the ground!

Sunflowers are known to face the sky, in particular the sun. At least while they are alive.

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I think you are a:

Rainbow

My prefix lies far above the sky

Rain: Rain comes from clouds, and some clouds (like Cumulus Clouds) can appear to be sitting right on top of the sky, or even higher.

My Infix is a movement to be found

In: As in "to go 'into' something."

My suffix is not so high

Bow: To lower one's torso, as in "to take a bow."

While I live, I seldom face the ground!

Rainbows are often located at the horizon, facing the opposite horizon, in a direction roughly parallel to the ground. (Some, like waterfall rainbows, can face the ground, but as for across-the-sky rainbows, not so much.)

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    $\begingroup$ A great alternative, if only if the rain was above the sky! :) $\endgroup$ – Ébe Isaac Feb 4 at 17:46
  • $\begingroup$ @ÉbeIsaac: Thanks, Ébe Isaac! But can't rain be above the sky? After all, the sky's limit is somewhat undefined. (And "sky" isn't necessarily the same as "atmosphere"...) $\endgroup$ – J-L Feb 4 at 18:34

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