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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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"Most girls look great with a mid-length, layered cut with longish bangs," says Damon.
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.
It takes another 20 minutes and includes three more psalms, a hymn (usual response!), a longish biblical reading, and a reading from early church leaders or the lives of the saints.
I was often told by Punan and Basap people in Kalimantan that "we cannot afford to feed more than two children." 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.
Then beginning in Chapter Three he directs his attention more specifically to the mainland English colonies, excluding Canada, rehearsing the well-known contrast between New England (longish life expectancy) and the Middle Atlantic and Southern colonies (short life expectancy).
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.