PROTRUDE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of protrude
Definition:
v. extend out or project in space; stick out
Example:
His fingers protrude from the holes in his gloves.
Sentence in Classic:
In particular, the collar on one of them had been neatly mended, although hitherto its state of dilapidation had been such as perennially to allow the stuffing to protrude through the leather.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Instantly there broke from the grey parcel a little moaning cry, and from it there protruded a small, scared face, with very bright brown eyes, and two little speckled, dimpled fists.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There were four protruding fingers and a horrid red, spongy surface where the thumb should have been.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
From the pocket of his light summer overcoat protruded the bundle of indorsed papers which proclaimed his profession.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She started from my side, and ran along a jagged timber which protruded from the place we stood upon, and overhung the deep water at some height, without the least defence.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Accordingly he peeped through the chink of the door whence her head had recently protruded, and, on seeing her seated at a tea table, entered and greeted her with a cheerful, kindly smile.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
His protruding underlip retreated to normal as swiftly as a turtle withdraws its head beneath its shell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
But the chief clerk had turned away as soon as Gregor had started to speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his trembling shoulders as he left.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context
With her dropping out of sight on the right side, a newcomer, bearing a burden, protruded into the sky on the left side, ascended the tumulus, and deposited the burden on the top.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context