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noun as in knot, growth

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I gave myself nodules before I could talk, so my voice was at this pitch as a toddler.

Quartz crystals, with chalcedony, from nodules in amygdaloid.

He has strange, unnatural ears; they are twice the normal size and have nodules on the outer edge.

This is made up of the softest limestone I have ever seen, interspersed with nodules of flint.

In 1848 he advocated the use of phosphate nodules in the "Greensand" beds of Cambridgeshire.

About ten miles north of this point, the upper calcareous, or surface rock, embraces nodules of hornstone.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nodules, such as: bud, bulge, bump, clot, knob, and lump.

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