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The Grapes of Wrath
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protrude
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • Al pointed to a big nail protruding from the flat casing.
  • His eyeballs were heavy and protruding; the lids stretched to cover them, and the lids were raw and red.
  • His upper lip was long, and since his teeth protruded, the lips stretched to cover them, for this man kept his lips closed.
  • It was getting the long protruding curve of a crow’s beak now.
  • Pushing hind legs strained and slipped, boosting the shell along, and the horny head protruded as far as the neck could stretch.
  • His lips, from which the big nails protruded, were thin and red.
  • A sheaf of papers was held in his shirt pocket by a little fence of fountain pens and yellow pencils; and from his hip pocket protruded a notebook with metal covers.

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  • metal spikes protrude from the dog’s collar
  • operate to repair the muscle wall through which the hernia protrudes

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