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1. prolong

verb. ['prəˈlɔŋ'] lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer.

Synonyms

  • spin out
  • temporise
  • extend
  • temporize
  • spin
  • lengthen
  • carry
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • behave

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Rhymes with Prolong

  • vietcong
  • guangdong
  • yearlong
  • xudong
  • see-kiong
  • lifelong
  • hong-kong
  • drepung
  • zedong
  • yuzong
  • xuedong
  • strong
  • sprong
  • pudong
  • hmong
  • delong
  • dejongh
  • dejonge
  • dejong
  • belong
  • vuong
  • truong
  • throng
  • stong
  • spong
  • sarong
  • quang
  • prong
  • phuong
  • luong

Sentences with prolong


1. Verb, base form
The crumbs on the plate are there only to prolong the agony.

Quotes about prolong


1. I would rather be ashes than dust!I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot.I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.The function of man is to live, not to exist.I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them.I shall use my time.
- Jack London

2. Embryonic stem cell research will prolong life, improve life and give hope for life to millions of people.
- Jim Ramstad

3. Prolong not the pastInvite not the futureDo not alter your innate wakefulnessFear not appearancesThere in nothing more than this
- Ram Dass

2. prolong

verb. ['prəˈlɔŋ'] lengthen or extend in duration or space.

Synonyms

  • bear on
  • uphold
  • continue
  • carry on
  • retain
  • keep
  • preserve
  • keep up
  • sustain

Antonyms

  • lose
  • forget
  • allow
  • attack
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