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synonyms for protractile

  • approaching
  • continual
  • continuing
  • continuous
  • endless
  • expansible
  • expansile
  • extendible
  • extensile
  • going on
  • lengthening
  • perpetual
  • ranging
  • spanning
  • spreading
  • stretch
  • stretchable
  • stretching
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How to use protractile in a sentence

Balbiani describes the buccal cavity as containing a protractile stylet.
PARASITEST. SPENCER COBBOLD
The intermaxillaries are moderately protractile, and curve a little downwards.
DISCOVERIES IN AUSTRALIA, VOLUME 1.J LORT STOKES
The intermaxillaries are moderately protractile, but the lower jaw, when depressed, projects still further forward.
DISCOVERIES IN AUSTRALIA, VOLUME 1.J LORT STOKES
Protrud′able, Protru′sile, protractile; Protru′sible, able to be protruded.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTRACTILE

  • expandable
  • expansile
  • extendable
  • extendible
  • extensile
  • protractible
  • protractile
  • stretchable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.