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The budding naturalist soon learned to identify plants by feel, touching their hairs with his lower lip and their stamens and pistils with his tongue.
THE SHAPE-SHIFTING SQUEEZE COOLERSMARCUS WOOAUGUST 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Students and workers with no symptoms might start swabbing their noses or tongues every few days to make sure they haven’t been exposed.
TACKLING COVIDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
On a windy winter afternoon, Raluca Mateescu leaned against a fence post at the University of Florida’s Beef Teaching Unit while a Brahman heifer sniffed inquisitively at the air and reached out its tongue in search of unseen food.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
As you write, “Economics is the mother tongue of public policy.”
IS ECONOMIC GROWTH THE WRONG GOAL? (EP. 429)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 13, 2020FREAKONOMICS
So she pumped the samples onto the tongue and allowed it to roll right off.
CAN WE TASTE FAT? THE BRAIN THINKS SOBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Researchers have now photographed bacteria that live on the tongue.
CHECK OUT THE COMMUNITIES OF BACTERIA LIVING ON YOUR TONGUEERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAPRIL 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TONGUE

  • arrow
  • axis
  • axle
  • bar
  • barb
  • beam
  • chimney
  • column
  • conduit
  • cylinder
  • diaphysis
  • duct
  • flue
  • handle
  • helve
  • hole
  • missile
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pillar
  • pinnacle
  • pole
  • ray
  • rod
  • spear
  • spindle
  • spire
  • thill
  • tongue
  • tunnel
  • vent
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