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synonyms for protruding

  • bulge
  • jut out
  • poke
  • beetle
  • distend
  • extend
  • extrude
  • jut
  • obtrude
  • overhang
  • point
  • pop
  • pouch
  • pout
  • project
  • start
  • swell
  • butt out
  • come through
  • shoot out
  • stand out
  • stick up
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antonyms for protruding

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

The Italy-bred artist also contributed a striking sculptural painting divided by lengths of string that both burrow into the thick pigment and protrude from it.
IN THE GALLERIES: REJUVENATING THE OBSOLETE INTO UNCONVENTIONAL ARTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If there is one object that captures the uniqueness of this 2020 holiday season, and the angst it is causing for so many of us, it has to be a mask that has a protruding blowhole out the top.
A 28-YEAR-OLD ‘NERD’ IN BALTIMORE INVENTED A NEW TYPE OF MASK, AND TAPPED INTO THE STRANGENESS OF THIS 2020 HOLIDAY SEASONTHERESA VARGASNOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Members of the coronavirus family have sharp bumps that protrude from the surface of their outer envelopes.
EXPLAINER: WHAT IS A SPIKE PROTEIN?TINA HESMAN SAEYNOVEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
On one of the route’s most difficult sections, the Golden Desert pitch, her foot slipped unexpectedly and she took a sideways fall, hitting her head on a protruding crystal of rock and puncturing her forehead.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF EMILY HARRINGTON'S HISTORIC CLIMBANDREW BISHARATNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
They’re shorter and stockier and have round protruding bellies, as well as thick, spiky-looking manes.
THIS BABY HORSE WAS CLONED USING DNA THAT WAS FROZEN FOR 40 YEARSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZNOVEMBER 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
While the refined exquisite was giving his order, a jolly western drover had listened with opened mouth and protruding eyes.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Once he laid his finger lightly on a protruding point of the carving, and then scrutinised his finger through the glass.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The Semangs of Malacca are jet-black in color, with thick lips, flat nose, and protruding abdomen.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Flat or flush joints (A) are formed by pressing the protruding mortar back flush with the face of the brickwork.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Then it spun around in a frantic convulsion, and in a moment lay dead on its back, its tiny fed tongue protruding, its paws rigid.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTRUDING

  • forward
  • interfering
  • invasive
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • presumptuous
  • protruding
  • prying
  • beetling
  • conspicuous
  • gibbous
  • jutting
  • prognathous
  • prominent
  • protruding
  • protuberant
  • proud
  • salient
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