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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of protrude.


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  • Mangled limbs of men and horses protruded from the wreckage.

    The Wall « A Fly in Amber

  • Taller mounds protruded from the earth in the center of the village.

    The Size of Things « A Fly in Amber

  • Only Frankie's head protruded from the yellow, five hundred pound, seven foot long mechanical "caregiver."


  • "All ready?" the captain asked the engineer, a Portuguese half-caste, whose head and shoulders protruded from the small hatch just for'ard of the cabin, and who wiped the sweat from his face with a bunch of greasy waste.


  • Indeed it protruded from the breach like a child being born.

    Story Update Rambling On

  • I gazed up at the empty platforms and balconies that protruded from the towers at regular intervals like an arrangement leaves along a stem.

    Watchman: Babel Series Part One | SciFi UK Review

  • The tip of a fly rod protruded from the thicket, arcing into the water.

    Whitewater, Survival, and the Best Salmon Fishing in Alaska

  • It was while burdened with my usual load of literary LA baggage that I tripped over a particularly bold pronouncement that protruded from a Time Magazine article this week.

    September 2007

  • I had stopped to listen, propped against a tree for only a few minutes, when a Kokako appeared walking along a log which protruded from a thick patch of fern beside a patch of "ploughed" ground.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The presser foot and needle protruded from the bottom.

    The Safe


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