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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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He pointed out that UAE residents will be faced with the longest fasting period between the years 2012 and 2018, while also having to withstand high levels of heat and humidity.
The longest words which can be typed on the QWERTZ top row are almost the same as those which can be typed on the QWERTY top row-except that any of the long QWERTY words using a Y (such as PRETTYPRETTY and PROTEROTYPE) are no longer typable on the QWERTZ top row.
Cash prizes for the second and third places both for the Heaviest and Longest Bangus were P10,000 and P5,000 and trophies respectively.
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com/world-records/size/longest-legs-female) formally named the women with the longest legs and was included in the 2009 Guinness Book of World Records.
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On April 4, 1978 the 21-year-old Barghouthi was arrested and later sentenced to life in prison by an Israeli military court and is reportedly set to break the Guinness World Record for longest political imprisonment.
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To cries of "great shot", "bravo" and "how come he's not done that until now", the lad cracked a drive straight down the middle, far beyond the marker in the fairway signalling the previous longest effort.