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noun as in something added

noun as in a subsidiary part, as a limb

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The smells are picked up by the palps, those long sensory appendages around the mouth.

The appendage, magnified 40 times, was photographed in layers with a laser to reconstruct the tongue in three dimensions.

When the subjects moved their arms, a robotic appendage behind them simultaneously touched their backs in the same fashion.

Underneath all those aerodynamic appendages, the mechanical bits have been similarly stimulated, taking friction out here and quickening response times there.

Like a scene out of a sci-fi movie, cells invaded by the coronavirus can sprout probing appendages bedecked with viral bits.

So many were arrested in Leningrad, the poet Anna Akhmatova said, that the city “dangled like an appendage from its prisons….”

Or, one of the measures might resurface as an appendage to an unrelated law.

Bloggers brought another microphone to an already crowded GOP media table and became an appendage of talk radio.

Their dresses were made as in England; but the pattern of the cloth, or some appendage to it, was different.

Scarcely had we reached our first stage (about seven miles), before every appendage of a metropolitan city had disappeared.

Thus, even the discovery which made chemistry a science, has attached to it in their award this feeble appendage.

The Celtic Church had sunk into being a mere appendage of the wild tribes it had once tried to tame.

The caudal appendage of the juvenile and female is made up of three small joints tapering to a blunt end.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appendage, such as: adjunct, addendum, addition, annex, appendix, and appurtenance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.