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lengthy

adjective

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1 of great extent from end to end
  • she used a lengthy piece of rope to tie her dog to a tree

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2 lasting for a considerable time
  • the store manager gives new associates a lengthy sermon on the evils of shoplifting

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The first known use of lengthy was in 1689

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lengthwise

lengthy

lenience

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“Lengthy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lengthy. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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