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synonyms for bulging

  • convex
  • gibbous
  • protuberant
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antonyms for bulging

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  • contracting
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The stream of texts lasted for months and eventually included pictures, one of which showed a man with a bulge in his pants, and finally, one of a naked, erect penis.
METS FIRE GM JARED PORTER AFTER ESPN DETAILS LEWD, HARASSING TEXTS TO FEMALE REPORTERDAVE SHEININ, CINDY BORENJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Such calculations have previously suggested that a star dies, somewhere in the bulge or disk, every few decades.
STARS ARE DYING ALL ACROSS THE GALAXY—WHY DON’T WE SEE THEM?CHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most spiral galaxies, like the one pictured here, have a galactic bulge at their center.
CELESTIAL OBJECTS YOU CAN SPOT FROM YOUR BACKYARDJESSICA BODDYDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The long-lasting warm pattern is the result of a persistent bulge or ridge in the jet stream developing over the eastern United States, which will promote air flow from the south.
D.C. STARTS WHAT COULD BE HISTORIC STRETCH OF NOVEMBER WARMTHJASON SAMENOWNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You should check for any bulges or dents in the jar’s lid, and make sure there are no signs that food has bubbled out and dribbled down the outside of the jar.
HOW TO CAN YOUR FAVORITE FOODS WITHOUT DYINGRACHEL FELTMANOCTOBER 13, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He thought it very likely, and he wanted to see them—but movement was repulsive to his bulging body.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Scattergood placed the tin object to his lips and puffed out his bulging cheeks.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Scattergood leaned forward, his round face, with its bulging cheeks, as expressionless as some particularly big and ruddy apple.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
My dear Signor, he began, showing a large envelope bulging with newspaper clippings, I have brought the notices.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Darker grew his florid countenance; his bulging eyes looked troubled and perplexed.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO BULGING

  • billowing
  • bulging
  • droopy
  • flabby
  • floppy
  • ill-fitting
  • loose
  • oversize
  • roomy
  • sagging
  • slack
  • unshapely
  • arched
  • bent
  • biconvex
  • bulging
  • bulgy
  • gibbous
  • outcurved
  • protuberant
  • raised
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