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The weeks lengthened into months, and the holidays came; but just before the holidays Black Sheep fell into deadly sin.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Read amled, as in Speght; of which enameled is a lengthened form, with the prefix en-.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The fact that a young girl had written the text of the play became harder and harder to believe as the evening lengthened.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Such a lengthened period between licensing and publication is probably unparalleled in literary history.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The shadows lengthened across the pearl-grey water and two white clouds near the sun were turning golden.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Her visage lengthened visibly whenever she saw him approaching with his cocked hat and ivory-headed cane.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
It is a lengthened disquisition, in seven thousand four hundred lines, upon the great phenomena of the outward world.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
A lengthened and stormy debate took place; but the resolutions were all negatived.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Towards the end of the session the New Zealand question again became the subject of a lengthened investigation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO LENGTHENED

  • continued
  • delayed
  • extended
  • lengthened
  • prolix
  • protracted
  • sustained
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