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adjective as in long

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Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.

But what they really need is a good, invigorating, clarifying, drawn-out fight.

He finally died in a drawn-out battle with his Irish mobster nemesis, John Morrissey.

Even if a case can now be brought to try Hussain, it will probably be drawn out in the British courts for years.

But true to form in this drawn out debate, what we are witnessing is a lot of politicking over what is fundamentally a non-issue.

The best pipet is a small glass tube which has been drawn out at one end to a tip with rather small opening.

How little did she realize the long drawn-out agony that was even then beginning for her sisters in that ill-fated entrenchment!

During so long drawn out a suspense I tried to ease the tension by dictation.

Then, such an explosion and a sort of long drawn out ei-ei-ei-ei cry of horror from the Turks.

The feast of St. Michael's has drawn out the Portuguese gentlewomen, of whom we had not yet seen one walking in the streets.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drawn-out, such as: lengthy, protracted, dragged out, dragging, extended, and prolonged.

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