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a system of terms used by a people sharing a history and culture

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a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

a human written or spoken language used by a community

any long thin projection that is transient

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a manner of speaking

a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

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the tongue of certain animals used as meat

the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

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metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

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articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

lick or explore with the tongue

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For that matter, high-strung and finely sensitive, the ill treatment had flung him into a fever, which was fed by the inflammation of his parched and swollen throat and tongue.
He sniffed it curiously, then licked some up on his tongue.
Instead, bird bills squash the tongue and its grooves flat.
There was splaying of the tongue muscles with no infiltration.
Normally, the tongue is loosely attached to the base of the mouth with a piece of skin, the frenulum.
The geographic tongue is usually asymptomatic, but sometimes an irritation sensation is reported as a result of using the spicy and salty foods as well as the alcoholic drinks.
docx) twerking , while she was sticking her notorious tongue out, at the VMAs to simulate a sex act.
Tongue-tie can restrict tongue movement, which could lead to difficulties with breast and bottle feeding.
The Tongue Drive System is controlled by the position of the user's tongue.
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describes the previously undiscovered technology employed by the bat Glossophaga soricina: a tongue tip that uses blood flow to erect scores of little hair-like structures exactly at the right time to slurp up extra nectar from within a flower.
The Fire-tailed Myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura) is the only species reported to have a flower-adapted tongue among the nectar-feeding babblers (Rand 1967, Nicolson and Fleming 2003).
In today's market, a pair of moccasins with an undecorated tongue can be used by both male or female, thus increasing the possibility of a sale.
The length of the average tongue is 10cm but the size and shape can vary and still be normal - the tongue is unique in that it has the ability to shrink or grow depending on its surroundings.