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adjective as in jutting

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While Crocs sells other footwear such as sandals, its bulbous foam-cushioned clogs are still the bulk of its business.

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The input roots are critical for theta waves, but the bulbous body seems to support eta waves.

The metal shaft remained in the slot, but the bulbous plastic part, the one with the buttons, came off in my hand.

When most recipes call for “fennel,” they are referring to the large, bulbous base and its thick, pale green leaves.

From mayo-slathered ears of corn to bulbous torta sandwiches, many of Australia-based Cienfuegos’s recipes evoke the late-night roadside fare beloved after an evening of drinking.

Bulbous columns, winding staircases, and whimsical bas-reliefs of mythical creatures wrap around the palace.

His greatest concern was to make sure the two bulbous microphones in front worked, bending them back and forth for maximum sound.

He has a bulbous-shaped face brought on by a combination of old age and his struggle with melanoma.

This consists of a tarred rope, or a flexible whip-stalk, three-fourths of an inch in diameter, with a swab or bulbous end.

With constant care it grows thick and strong, upon a bulbous root that can be shaped into a handle.

On the threshold of the doorway was a shadow—black and bulbous.

He paused and indicated a large, bulbous figure under a sombrero, snoring peacefully in a sitting position at his side.

He hooked one bulbous leg over a ladder rung and braced the other against a lower rung, hugging the ladder with both arms.


On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bulbous, such as: annular, arced, arched, arciform, bent, and bowed.

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