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protuberance

noun

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  1. a part that sticks out from the general mass of something <the tree trunk had several mossy protuberances where branches had once grown> Synonyms bunch, convexity, jut, overhang, projection, protrusion, bulge, swellRelated Words dome; blob, bump, dilatation, gibbosity, hump, knob, knot, knurl, lump, nub, obtrusion, puff, snag, swelling; block, piece, portion, section; enlargement, escalation, expansion, increase; hill, moundNear Antonyms crater, hole, well; basin, bowl, dip, valley; furrow, groove, trench, trough; dimple, gouge, impression, notch, pocketAntonyms cavity, concave, concavity, dent, depression, dint, hollow, indent, indentation, indenture, pit, recess




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