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lengthening

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of making longer
  • a lengthening of the school year is favored by many of the parents in the school district

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lengthening

verb
present participle of lengthen

Synonyms & Antonyms of lengthening (Entry 2 of 2)

to make longer
  • I had to lengthen the handle of the paint roller in order to reach the top of the wall

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“Lengthening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lengthening. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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