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protrude

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of protrude

  1. to extend outward beyond a usual point <we spotted the kitten's tail protruding from beneath the dresser> Synonyms bag, balloon, beetle, belly, billow, bunch, jut, overhang, poke, pooch [chiefly dialect], pouch, pout, project, bulge, stand out, start, stick out, swellRelated Words dome; blow up, inflate; dilate, distend, expand; mushroom, snowball; elongate, extend, lengthen, stretchNear Antonyms compress, condense, constrict, contract, shrink




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