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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
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Besides, in our day, the very A B C has become a science greatly too abstruse to be any longer taught by pointing a pin from letter to letter.
The mother said, 'My dear child, I can no longer hide my feelings from you.
I would gladly stay yet longer, but we cannot dwell together, and I am longing sadly for my own cool home.
All the details of her melancholy adventure, from the nocturnal scene at la Falourdel's to her condemnation to the Tournelle, recurred to her memory, no longer vague and confused as heretofore, but distinct, harsh, clear, palpitating, terrible.
His people were sometimes terrified to see him, for hours together, absorbed in silent reverie, mute and insensible; he no longer heard the timid step of the servant who came to the door of his chamber to watch the sleeping or waking of his master.
Instead of serried rows of bees sealing up every gap in the combs and keeping the brood warm, he sees the skillful complex structures of the combs, but no longer in their former state of purity.
Then the taper-box was no longer a box but a bed, and suddenly Vasili Andreevich saw himself lying in his bed at home.
And the Annos descended on Nalasu's clearing, a dozen of them, armed with Sniders, horse pistols, tomahawks and war clubs, walking gingerly, despite their thick sandals, because of fear of the thorns which Nalasu no longer planted.
There came a time when not only did the meat-supply cease, but the milk no longer came from his mother's breast.
He remembered how he lay there in the grass, wet-cheeked but no longer sobbing, listening to the sound and wondering that he had been able to hear it on the beach of Ringmanu.
As he spoke, his nose, long though it was, became at least two inches longer.
More she told him, as they stood hy the gate, and Saxon tried to think that the good-bye kiss was a trifle longer than just ordinary,