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Synonyms for bulge

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bulge

a part that protrudes or extends outward

to curve outward past the normal or usual limit

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Synonyms for bulge

swell or protrude outwards

cause to bulge or swell outwards


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According to Marian, "Clara's body is so thin that her pregnancies are always bulgingly obvious, and now in her seventh month she looked like a boa-constrictor that swallowed a watermelon.
Fluent command of Czech would be overdoing it, for much of what goes on is universally understood: see a sausage, point to it, offer its keeper a 50 crown note, accept change and plate containing the shining, bulgingly handsome 8oz banger which is ever-placed between a rounded tablespoon each of mustard and horseradish, without which it would not taste of much.
The glimpse of that revolver stays with her, a bulgingly phallic symbol, although it is rather its destructive potentiality that seduces her into stealing it.
These modules resemble fleshy chrysalides; their pink pupae emerge from the folds of the darker enclosing leather in the 37 units to the right and to the left, while those in the center are bulgingly contained yet on the verge of bursting out, perhaps like some kind of breeding station for Ridley Scott aliens.