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How to use overlong in a sentence

His antlers, this year, had been late to mature and overlong in the velvet.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Even the softest cushion grows hard, Master Pennington, when a man waits overlong.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
But in wartime especially, too much patience becomes a dubious virtue, and if practiced for overlong may become a fault.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
I have not learned to keep up a feast overlong in the camps of Carl, however, and I was for my bed.
A KING'S COMRADECHARLES WHISTLER
They were already lingering overlong and Billy jumped up and packed their supply of food in sudden haste.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The headmen of the village were cringingly afraid of him, and for good reason, as we were not overlong in finding out.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
The wait at Fachen was not overlong, but it became a trifle tedious after the novelty of the place had passed.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
That fact loomed biggest on her daily schedule, left her no room to think overlong of other things.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I cannot attempt to reach adequately even the most characteristic of these proverbial sayings; it would take overlong.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
But the time was too full of other trouble to permit her to indulge her thoughts overlong upon such a matter.
THE TRAMPLING OF THE LILIESRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERLONG

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