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synonyms for protrude

  • bulge
  • jut out
  • poke out
  • stick out
  • beetle
  • distend
  • extend
  • extrude
  • jut
  • obtrude
  • overhang
  • point
  • pop out
  • pouch
  • pout
  • project
  • start
  • swell
  • butt out
  • come through
  • shoot out
  • stand out
  • stick up
See also synonyms for: protruded / protrudes / protruding

antonyms for protrude

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  • cave in
  • contract
  • keep
  • shrink
  • depress
  • sink
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How to use protrude in a sentence

If the fabric is folding or protruding at weird angles and adjusting the ear loops isn’t fixing the problem, try a different shape or style of mask that may be better suited to the shape of your face.
HOW TO WEAR A FACE MASK FOR MAXIMUM PROTECTIONERIN FENNESSYFEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In recent years, the ocean has pulled wooden planks with protruding nails from lanais and fences and portions of concrete foundations into the pounding water, threatening the safety of anyone in the ocean or walking along the beach.
HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
In another case, a man at Stateville spent months filing grievances and writing letters to prison officials about a protruding bolt near his bunk bed.
THE WAY PRISONERS FLAG GUARD ABUSE, INADEQUATE HEALTH CARE AND UNSANITARY CONDITIONS IS BROKENBY SHANNON HEFFERNAN, WBEZDECEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
You also want a clip that pinches a pocket tightly, doesn’t protrude unnecessarily, or include parts that are sharp.
THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A KNIFEWES SILERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Based on Modigliani’s specimen, the striking lizard — notable for a horn that protrudes from its nose — got its official taxonomic description and name, Harpesaurus modiglianii, in 1933.
A NOSE-HORNED DRAGON LIZARD LOST TO SCIENCE FOR OVER 100 YEARS HAS BEEN FOUNDDYNA ROCHMYANINGSIHJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Thus one saw only their heads which seemed to protrude from the clayey earth and were almost as yellow, with their closed eyes.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
In this way all danger of causing the broken bones to protrude and thus "compounding" the fracture is also avoided.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
Pines had grown in the swamp, and their stumps still protrude into or above the moss.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
From it I could just distinguish through the fog a hand protrude, and throw something out—cigar-end?
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The formation of the country is tertiary, resting on porphyry and quartz, ridges of which often protrude through the surface.
WANDERINGS IN PATAGONIAJULIUS BEERBOHM
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTRUDE

  • darken
  • deceive
  • dim
  • dull
  • fog
  • mislead
  • obscure
  • protrude
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