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not employed

Synonyms:

not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
tongue
Definition:
Lingua, the muscular structure in the mouth, attached to its floor; it is the organ of taste, an accessory organ of speech, and turns the food in the mouth, insalivating it, and passing it backward into the pharynx.

Synonyms:

noun
French kiss
deep kiss, French Kiss, soul kiss.
artifact
tongue.
communication
tongue.
food
tongue.
language
argot, articulation, brogue, dialect, discourse, esperanto, expression, grammar, idiom, jargon, language, lingo, lingua franca, parlance, patois, phrasing, rhetoric, slang, speech, talk, utterance, vernacular, voice, Brogues, langue, inter-change.
natural language
lingua, spoken language, written language, Linguae.
prose
nonfiction, non-fiction.
shaft
diaphysis, helve, obelisk, thill, helves.
solar flare
solar prominence, Faculae, facula, sun spot, tongue of flame.
speech
oral communication, native tongue, speakings, vocal expression.
taste
gout, gustation, Gouts, Palates.
taste bud
gustatory cell, Taste Buds, taste goblet, taste bulb, taste hair.
taste cell
taste bud.
variety meat
chitlins, chitterlings, giblet, giblets, gizzard, kidney, pancreas, sweetbread, sweetbreads, testis, thymus, Kidneys, Testes, pancreases, thymuses, livers, gizzards, mountain oyster, prairie oyster.
verbalization
verbalization.
voicing
vocalization.
verb
contact
tongue.
creation
tongue.
Examples of usage:
  1. Tongue- restrained he stands Till words are thoughts, and thoughts, like swords enriched With traceries of the artificer's hands, Are fire- proved steel to cut, fair flowers to view. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Tongue nearly round, slightly notched behind, and barely free posteriorly; vomerine teeth 3- 3, situated on posteroventral edges of small, transverse vomerine ridges between rather large triangular inner nares; no vocal slits. – A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group by William E. Duellman
  3. Tongue cannot tell how much I enjoy your society, Leila extravagantly assured. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  4. Tongue sweet- sour, and red cabbage! – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  5. Tongue would not suffice to tell how great the good is that my soul feels. – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa

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