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English verb: protrude

1. protrude (stative) extend out or project in space


SamplesHis sharp nose jutted out.
A single rock sticks out from the cliff.


Synonymsjut, jut out, project, stick out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Narrower (hyponym)bag, bulge, cantilever, overhang, push up, spear, spear up, thrust

2. protrude (motion) bulge outward


SamplesHis eyes popped.


Synonymsbug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, pop, pop out, start


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform

3. protrude (change) swell or protrude outwards


SamplesHis stomach bulged after the huge meal.


Synonymsbulge, pouch


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform


Narrower (hyponym)bulk









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