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length

noun breadth, continuance, dimension, distance lengthwise, elongation, expanse, expansion, extensiveness, extent, lengthiness, limit, long-windedness, magnitude, measure, measurement, proportion, range, reach, size, span, stretch
Associated concepts: length of memoranda of law, term limit
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The agony of suspense grew at length intolerable, and I cautiously moved forward, with my arms extended, and my eyes straining from their sockets, in the hope of catching some faint ray of light.
Several days were spent in these interesting conversations, but at length Zayda's mother began to think of the best means for placing the Prince on the throne, which was his by right.
At length one of the mules, being about to give out from fatigue and famine, they hastened to dispatch him.
After the shipwreck and a long battle with the waves he has at length reached land:--
At length I fancied that I could hear a singular buzzing or humming sound; and the porter, after listening awhile, declared that he also could distinguish it.