lengthen

[ lengk-thuhn, leng-, len- ]SEE DEFINITION OF lengthen
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LENGTHEN

Can they prolong their own possession, or lengthen his days who enjoys them?

The life of peace is that which men should chiefly desire to lengthen out and improve.

Sweet as parting is, I protest I, for one, would not lengthen it until to-morrow.

The campaign promised to lengthen into a month, perhaps longer.

The campaign promised to lengthen into a month—perhaps longer.

Honest, you could almost watch him lengthen out and fill in.

The shadows began to lengthen; and there was still no sight of a river.

Better that life should end than lengthen out to witness a decline from this apex.

In order to lengthen them, I combed their fringes with my paws.

The proverb says: "If thy sword be short, lengthen it by a step forward."

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