his protrusive way of helping his coworkers usually provokes resentment, not gratitude
Recent Examples on the WebLumbar support on the mesh back is very good and the curve is well-placed and protrusive enough to support my slightly more pronounced back curvature perfectly.
Corey Gaskin And Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, 11 Sep. 2020 Her sweetheart gown is sleeveless, secured by a strip of organza encircling each arm; her chest bereft of jewelry, only her protrusive collarbones accessorize her décolletage.
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