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synonyms for long-drawn-out

  • boundless
  • delayed
  • diffuse
  • diffusive
  • dilatory
  • dragging
  • drawn-out
  • for ages
  • forever and a day
  • late
  • lengthy
  • limitless
  • lingering
  • long-winded
  • overlong
  • prolix
  • prolonged
  • protracted
  • slow
  • sustained
  • tardy
  • unending
  • verbose
  • without end
  • wordy
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How to use long-drawn-out in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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