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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prolongation, protraction, perpetuation, lengtheningnoun

    the act of prolonging something

    "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"

    Synonyms:
    continuation, lengthiness, extension, protraction, perpetuation, prolongation

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  1. lengtheningnoun

    Synonyms:
    extension, elongation, protraction, prolongation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lengthening":

    elongation, extension, prolongation, prolonging

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How to use lengthening in a sentence?

  1. Justin Crane:

    Competition for mandates will increase, leading to further pricing compression, particularly fees, lengthening of tenors and loosening of structures.

  2. Winston Churchill:

    Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.

  3. Rig Veda:

    Let the stronger man give to the man whose need is greater let him gaze upon the lengthening path of life. For riches roll like the wheels of a chariot, turning from one to another.

  4. Charles Lamb:

    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.

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