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synonyms for prolongation

  • addendum
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • amplification
  • annex
  • appendage
  • appendix
  • arm
  • augmentation
  • branch
  • broadening
  • compass
  • delay
  • development
  • dilatation
  • distension
  • elongation
  • expansion
  • extent
  • increase
  • orbit
  • postponement
  • production
  • protraction
  • purview
  • radius
  • reach
  • scope
  • span
  • spread
  • stretch
  • stretching
  • supplement
  • sweep
  • widening
  • wing
  • continuing
  • spreading out
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antonyms for prolongation

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  • base
  • body
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • loss
  • shortening
  • shrinkage
  • stagnation
  • subtraction
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How to use prolongation in a sentence

At the end of Canongate, the prolongation of High Street, we come out on a large open square.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
On the prolongation of the line in that direction were some regiments of another division, with one in reserve.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
The war closed victoriously at the moment when its prolongation seemed unendurable.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Even at the present day troops of wild reindeer traverse the wooded summits of the prolongation of the Ural Mountains.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
And when it exceeds this measure, and its prolongation only results in weariness, it must not be prolonged further.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
It works more independently than the first method; but it is still only a prolongation, as it were, of the hand and the brain.
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I could perceive no trace of the “Snowy Range” of English maps in the prolongation of this valley.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
This prolongation may be compared to the radiation which leaps from the loadstone to reach a bit of iron and put it into movement.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
We must therefore admit, first of all, this prolongation of the muscular and nervous force of the subject.
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I have been determined in my choice of the studentship by the idea of what would be a sort of prolongation of his life.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
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WORDS RELATED TO PROLONGATION

  • assiduity
  • augmenting
  • continuance
  • continuing
  • continuity
  • duration
  • endurance
  • enduring
  • extension
  • furtherance
  • going on
  • increase
  • increasing
  • line
  • maintaining
  • perpetuating
  • perpetuation
  • persisting
  • postscript
  • preservation
  • preserving
  • producing
  • production
  • prolongation
  • prolonging
  • propagation
  • protraction
  • sequel
  • succession
  • supplement
  • sustaining
  • sustenance
  • tenacity
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