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1. lengthening

noun. ['ˈlɛŋθənɪŋ, ˈlɛŋkθənɪŋ'] the act of prolonging something.

Synonyms

  • perpetuation
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • continuance

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • inactivity
  • shortness
  • disinheritance

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Rhymes with Lengthening

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Sentences with lengthening


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Continue to knit, lengthening the ear flap from the brim of the hat downward.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Draw your chin slightly in toward your chest to feel a lengthening through your cervical spine. 

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