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as in metaphorical
expressing one thing in terms normally used for another the word "snake" in its extended sense refers to a contemptible or treacherous person

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extended

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past tense of extend
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as in expanded
to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area you can extend that chaise longue so that it lies completely flat

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as in led
to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction our backyard extends all the way to that brook

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“Extended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extended. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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