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adjective as in prolonged

adjective as in prolonged

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Perhaps, but if so, not enough to overcome the problems of a lengthened pre-primary process.

As security lines lengthened, passengers were told to show up at the airport 90 minutes before flights, instead of 15 minutes.

Surely, no one would have advised our candidate to choose a running mate who would have lengthened the odds against us.

The weeks lengthened into months, and the holidays came; but just before the holidays Black Sheep fell into deadly sin.

The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.

Read amled, as in Speght; of which enameled is a lengthened form, with the prefix en-.

The fact that a young girl had written the text of the play became harder and harder to believe as the evening lengthened.

Such a lengthened period between licensing and publication is probably unparalleled in literary history.


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On this page you'll find 195 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lengthened, such as: expanded, extended, inflated, intensified, magnified, and swollen.

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