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protracting

verb
present participle of protract

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to make longer
  • the highway project was protracted by years of litigation

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“Protracting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protracting. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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