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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To extend in time or duration.

Usage examples (39)
  • I like to prolong the wonderful taste of the ice cream by slowly savoring each spoonful.
  • There would fain prolong life's span
  • Successive notes, unwill'd, the strain prolong;
  • The trick is to, so to speak, "prolong" eternity on this plane. for more
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