Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 250 (Convexity)

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#250. Convexity. -- N. convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity[obs], bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [obs][N. Am.], thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.]. swell.

intumescence; tumour[Brit], tumor; tubercle, tuberosity[Anat]; excrescence; hump, hunch, bunch.

boss, embossment, hub, hubble

[convex body parts] tooth[U.S.], knob, elbow, process, apophysis[obs], condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity[obs], tongue, dorsum, bump, clump; sugar loaf &c. (sharpness) 253; bow; mamelon[obs]; molar; belly, corporation|!, pot belly, gut[coll]; withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange.

[convexities on skin] pimple, zit [slang]; wen, wheel, papula[Med], pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle[obs], corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus[obs], fungus, fungosity[obs], exostosis[obs], bleb, blister, blain[obs]; boil &c. (disease) 655; airbubble[obs], blob, papule, verruca.

[convex body parts on chest] papilla, nipple, teat, tit [vulgar], titty [vulgar], boob [vulgar], knocker[vulgar], pap, breast, dug, mammilla[obs].

[prominent convexity on the face] proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz[coll].

peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag.

cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves; pilaster.

relief, relievo[It], cameo; bassorilievo[obs], mezzorilevo[obs], altorivievo; low relief, bas relief[Fr], high relief.

hill &c. (height) 206; cape, promontory, mull; forehead, foreland[obs]; point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur; naze[obs], ness.

V. be prominent &c. adj.; project, bulge, protrude, pout, bouge|[Fr], bunch; jut out, stand out, stick out, poke out; stick up, bristle up, start up, cock up, shoot up; swell over, hang over, bend over; beetle.

render prominent &c. adj.; raise 307; emboss, chase.

[become convex] belly out.

Adj. convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting &c. v.; bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy; clavate, clavated[obs], claviform; hummocky[obs], moutonne[obs], mammiliform[obs]; papulous[obs], papilose[obs]; hemispheric, bulbous; bowed, arched; bold; bellied; tuberous, tuberculous; tumous[obs]; cornute[obs], odontoid[obs]; lentiform[obs], lenticular; gibbous; club shaped, hubby [obs][U.S.], hubbly [obs][U.S.], knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform[obs], subclavate[obs], torose[obs], ventricose[obs], verrucose[obs].

salient, in relief, raised, repousse; bloated &c, (expanded) 194.