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protrude

pro·trude

protrude

 
pronunciation:
pro trud
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: protruded, protrudes, protruding
definition: to push or extend outward; project.
synonyms:
jut, poke, project, stick out
similar words:
bag, bulge, butt, extend, peak, pop, pouch, pout, start, stick, swell, tongue
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to extend or jut out.
synonyms:
distend, extend, swell
antonyms:
retract
similar words:
butt, expand, inflate, obtrude, poke, pouch, pout, protract
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derivations: protrudable (adj.), protrudent (adj.)
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