Thesaurus / long drawn out

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They formed their hands into megaphones, calling loud and long, but there was no answer save a long drawn out echo.
TOM SLADE ON THE RIVERPERCY K. FITZHUGH
Presently the two motionless hands began moving uneasily; and, surely, those were sighs, long drawn out?
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
The task of subduing in a single century a raw continent produced a people intolerant of the leisurely and the long drawn out.
In view of the slow progress of the Allies in the east and west, it appears that the war will be long drawn out.
Brock, though invited to take a share in the long drawn out contest in Spain, decided—fortunately for us—to remain in Canada.
Short sentences are more forcible, and more easily understood or remembered, than long drawn out utterances.
This solitary note is often repeated, but is never so rapid nor so long drawn out as the call of the flicker.
WILD LIFE NEAR HOMEDALLAS LORE SHARP
A series of groans came to the watchers and then a long drawn out howl.
At Camp Supply the turn out was swift, but this time it has been long drawn out and most vexatious.
The three days that followed that night on the rocks beside the falls were like a long drawn out evil dream.
THE RED LUREROY J. SNELL