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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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The Oxford University Press and the Annenberg Public Policy Center have teamed up to produce an ambitious series of longish books about major institutions of American democracy.
Jim made the mistake of once writing a longish memo on the nature and practice of Whoosiedom.
Hell's Angels is a longish story of three Oxford buddies, two of whom are English brothers (Ben Lyon and James Hall) and one German (John Darrow) who wind up on opposing sides of the war.
a longish biblical reading, and a reading from early church leaders or the lives of the saints.
When not being used for intercourse, a thin and often longish bar was inserted in the penis to avoid occlusion of the perforation.
The London-educated physician seemed more like a Western university professor with his longish hair and corduroy suit, eschewing the bristling mustache look popular in the inner circle of the Iraqi dictator.
This outstanding reading makes this longish book accessible to those who might not be able to read the text.
Longish stretches of mime are important for story-telling and linking.
With the very best loads, this combination will get down under four inches at this longish range.
And so you always engage in this dialogue, this polylog; you have to engage in this longish discourse over the centuries.
In his late seventies and again in his eighties, Pope Pius XII (1939-1958), apparently hoping to prolong his already longish tenure, underwent treatments by a Swiss specialist in rejuvenation.
A number of poems are longer or longish, like "Grapes from the Village," "Maria-Grazia," "House of Commerce," and "Adventure" - all of them eminently readable.