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synonyms for span off

  • expound
  • amplify
  • augment
  • broaden
  • develop
  • distend
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • expatiate
  • extend
  • increase
  • inflate
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • protract
  • swell
  • be profuse
  • be prolix
  • puff out
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antonyms for span off

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  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • cut
  • decrease
  • deflate
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • constrict
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How to use span off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Messrs. Spick and Span's representative was wounded in his tenderest point, but his firm carried out the order to the letter.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Part of that idea was sham bric-à-brac, the rest was carte blanche to Messrs. Spick and Span.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Originally it had one great roof of a single span, second only to that of St. Pancras Station.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
That was "back in the Sixties," when his lapses were as far apart as they were unrivalled in consumption, span, and pyrotechny.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He seems to think he is mooting to me a spick and span new idea—that he has invented something.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
There was a span of silence and then all the women-folk fell on little Jean and that was the end of that wedding.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Behold, O Lord, and consider whom thou hast thus dealt with: shall women then eat their own fruit, their children of a span long?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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