apex of tongue

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apex of tongue

[TA]
the anterior extreme of the tongue that can be made pointed for sensing or probing; rests against the lingual aspect of the incisor teeth.
Synonym(s): apex linguae [TA], tip of tongue

a·pex of tongue

(āpeks tŭng) [TA]
Anterior extreme of tongue that can be made pointed for sensing or probing; rests against the lingual aspect of the incisor teeth.
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99 in a buy deal in Majestic), right, is aged in town of Sanlucar de and at the tip of tongue this sherry is dry, it has no sweetness.
The flavor is there on the tip of tongue, or the back, rather, a pleasant surprise in the otherwise meaty bite of every black bear.
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His comment was spot on: "If something is to top of mind, it is likely to be tip of tongue.
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While singing either vocalises or literature, intermittently insert a rapid babble movement of the tongue (flapping tip of tongue in and out across the upper lip).
One thing's for sure, he's a class act who knows his musical history and brings just the right amount of dedication to his performance, coupled with that tip of tongue in cheek.
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Teeth and tip of tongue together, as for da, tha, ta.
TREVOR FRANCIS declined to use the word revenge but you could bet that Crystal Palace and their amazed fans must have had the word on the tip of tongues all the way back to London.