[ ih-lawng-geyt, ih-long-, ee-lawng-geyt, ee-long- ]

Antonyms for elongates

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Presently she elongates her neck in a most marvellous manner.

His body curves and elongates with regular undulations, as he measures off the snow with twin footprints.

She invariably wears her hair over her ears and so elongates the V lines of her chin.

Then he settles to the journey, thinks again, elongates, and puts that hat brim down.

The proboscis of the male is about a foot long when the creature is at rest, but elongates under excitement.

In addition to the expansion and elongation of its wings, its body also elongates, until it has acquired its full dimensions.

Brother Spyke elongates his lean figure, draws near, and says the whole thing is very unsatisfactory.

Then a thick thread is emitted from one or both extremities, which elongates and becomes branched in a pinnate manner.

The former of these elongates itself in succeeding stages into a process of both epiblast and hypoblast.

The asexual stock, after budding off one asexual zooid, elongates again and buds off a second zooid.