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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

10 uses
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to stick out from
  • He hooked his thumbs around his suspenders and stood, jaw protruding, waiting.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (38% in)
  • While Esther fixed breakfast he went out to stand on the front porch in his uniform, his hands behind his back, pot belly comfortably protruding, and he sucked in the clean, cool air.
    1 — The Watchdog (23% in)
  • An image of the woman's face came to him, a white oval half-turned to him, eyebrows raised, mouth open, buck-teeth protruding like a neat little awning above the black cavern of her mouth.
    2 — When the Exorcist Shall Go to the House of the Patient... (66% in)
  • He stood scowling, jaw protruding, still holding the key in his hand.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (96% in)
  • His protruding ears were elephantine when you saw him from behind.
    4 — Mama (37% in)
  • ...old-fashioned engravings, rickety tables, chamber pots, letters—imagining they carried the history not of the Runians whom no one remembered any more (two old sisters, fat and colorless, with growths on their necks and arms and legs and protruding through the cheap cotton-print dresses that covered their loose, fallen bellies, the last of what might have been despite all evidence some noble old line, or the last except for the dull-witted nephew who had smashed their skulls with...
    4 — Mama (48% in)
  • His white hair lay like dirty cotton on the collar of his coal-black formal suit, his liver-spotted white hands lay on his belly like the hands of a man in his coffin, his chin protruded like a snowplow blade, and his eyes grew calm as stones in the bed of a stream.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (50% in)
  • He was tall, well kept, with a face large and emotionless, a precise gray moustache, small and yet oddly protruding eyes adorned with neat, low-hanging gold-rimmed glasses of the sort seen in Czechoslovakia, say, or Russia.
    8 — The Kleppmann File (75% in)
  • Walter Benson blinked his protruding eyes and pursed his lips and read through it twice.
    10 — Poetry and Life (29% in)
  • He stalked back and forth through the kitchen in his bare feet, his wet shoes and stockings on the oven door beside Nick's, and he bounced up and down as he walked, making a kind of dance of it, his huge rear end protruding and his beard jutting forward.
    12 — A Mother's Love (76% in)

There are no more uses of "protrude" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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