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Protrude

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Verb (usu participle)
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pro=trude

CIDE DICTIONARY

Protrudev. t. [L. protrudere, protrusum; pro forward + trudere to thrust. See Threat.].
  •  To thrust forward; to drive or force along.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.  [1913 Webster]
    "When . . . Spring protrudes the bursting gems."  [1913 Webster]
Protrudev. i. 
     To shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project.  [1913 Webster]
    "The parts protrude beyond the skin."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Protrude, v.
1 intr. extend beyond or above a surface; project.
2 tr. thrust or cause to thrust forth.

Derivative
protrudent adj. protrusible adj. protrusion n. protrusive adj.
Etymology
L protrudere (as PRO-(1), trudere trus- thrust)

THESAURUS

Protrude

arise, bail out, balloon, beetle, belly out, break cover, break forth, bristle up, bulge, burst forth, cock up, come, come forth, come out, debouch, disembogue, effuse, emanate, emerge, erupt, extend, extrude, goggle, issue, issue forth, jump out, jut, jut out, overhang, poke, poke out, pouch, pout, project, protuberate, sally, sally forth, shoot out, shoot up, stand out, start up, stick out, stick up, surface, thrust out

ROGET THESAURUS

Protrude

Convexity

VB be prominent, project, bulge, protrude, pout, bouge, bunch, jut out, stand out, stick out, poke out, stick up, bristle up, start up, cock up, shoot up, swell over, hang over, bend over, beetle, render prominent, raise, emboss, chase, belly out.


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