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  1. List of paraphrases for "prolonging":

    extending, extend, lengthening

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#8223extending
#47250lengthening
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How to use prolonging in a sentence?

  1. Scott Atlas:

    When you isolate everyone, including all the healthy people, you're prolonging the problem because you're preventing population immunity. Low-risk groups getting the infection is not a problem.

  2. Carol Lyn Parrish:

    Catching and injuring and possibly killing a hammerhead shark and then prolonging the animal’s suffering and then gloating to take photos is cruel to animals, plain and simple, there is no excuse for that.

  3. Simon Newell:

    For some, continuing life-sustaining treatment is simply prolonging suffering in the face of the inevitable, for (some) babies, no treatment is going to cure them and their quality of life is non-existent.

  4. T. S. Eliot, Quoted in the May, 24 edition of "The Montreal Gazette":

    An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

  5. Rod Rosenstein:

    The goal is to discourage 'piling on', and instead coordinate with local, state, federal and foreign authorities to achieve a joint result that imposes appropriate punishment without prolonging investigations.

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