HyperDic: protuberate

English > 2 senses of the word protuberate:
VERBstativeprotuberatecause to bulge out or project
stativeprotuberateform a rounded prominence
English > protuberate: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningCause to bulge out or project.
PatternSomething ----s something
Similar toprotuberateform a rounded prominence
Adjectivesprotuberantcurving outward
Nounsprotuberancesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > protuberate: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningform a rounded prominence.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The starved child's belly protuberated"
Broaderbulge, bagbulge out
Similar toprotuberateCause to bulge out or project
Adjectivesprotuberantcurving outward
Nounsprotuberancethe condition of being protuberant

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