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  • Cainy Ball and Joseph, who performed this latter operation, were if possible wetter than the rest; they resembled dolphins under a fountain, every protuberance and angle of their clothes dribbling forth a small rill.
  • It was a featureless convexity of chalk and soil—an ordinary specimen of those smoothly-outlined protuberances of the globe which may remain undisturbed on some great day of confusion, when far grander heights and dizzy granite precipices topple down.
  • In this gable was no window, chimney, ornament, or protuberance of any kind.
  • Of these eight carved protuberances only two at this time continued to serve the purpose of their erection—that of spouting the water from the lead roof within.

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  • The child has a protuberant abdomen caused by malnutrition.
  • The pituitary gland is a pea-sized protuberance located at the base of the brain.

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