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protrude
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Moby Dick
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  • The figure that now stood by its bows was tall and swart, with one white tooth evilly protruding from its steel-like lips.
  • They deified the crocodile of the Nile, because the crocodile is tongueless; and the Sperm Whale has no tongue, or at least it is so exceedingly small, as to be incapable of protrusion.
  • As strange misgrown masses gather in the knot-holes of the noblest oaks when prostrate, so from the points which the whale’s eyes had once occupied, now protruded blind bulbs, horribly pitiable to see.

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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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