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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
References in classic literature ?
It is a most tremendous monster, like a great spider, with a body as big as an elephant and legs as long as a tree trunk.
As long as most of the links between any two species are unknown, if any one link or intermediate variety be discovered, it will simply be classed as another and distinct species.
As long as the demon sent to attack me only vague shadows of women who passed occasionally before my eyes in church, in the streets, in the fields, and who hardly recurred to my dreams, I easily vanquished him.