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'tongue' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'tongue'
1. a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
2. a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
3. any long thin projection that is transient
tongues of flame licked at the walls
4. a manner of speaking
he spoke with a thick tongue
she has a glib tongue
5. a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
6. the tongue of certain animals used as meat
7. the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
8. metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

'tongue' - used as a verb
9. articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
10. lick or explore with the tongue

derived forms
1. Tongue / Plural
tongues
2. Tongue / Past
tongued
3. Tongue / Third Person
tongues
4. Tongue / Present Participle
tonguing
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Fact of the day
Close to fifty percent of the bacteria in the mouth lives on the surface of our tongue.