Definition of Lengthens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of lengthen) ¹



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Definition of Lengthens

1. lengthen [v] - See also: lengthen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lengthens

length
length-breadth index
length-height index
length of service
length of stay
length overall
length scale
lengthed
lengthen
lengthened
lengthener
lengtheners
lengthening
lengthening reaction
lengthenings
lengthens (current term)
lengthful
lengthier
lengthiest
lengthily
lengthiness
lengthinesses
lengthless
lengthly
lengthman
lengths
lengthscale
lengthscales
lengthsman
lengthways

Literary usage of Lengthens

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1. Modern French Legal Philosophy by Alfred Fouillée, Alfred Jules Emile Fouillee (1916)
"1: LIFE IN COMMUNITY lengthens ITSELF AND LESSENS SUFFERING. The human ego has for its support an organized living being. What is life, what is organic ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1889)
"Different from the latter, however, by injection they may pass downwards, because the filling of the transverse colon lengthens it, and thus causes a ..."

3. Farm Drainage: The Principles, Processes, and Effects of Draining Land with by Henry Flagg French (1859)
"lengthens the Season. —Prevents Freezing out.—Dispenses with Open Ditches.—Saves 25 per cent. of Labor.—Promotes absorption of Fertilizing Substances from ..."

4. The Sunny Side of the Street by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1905)
"—National Types of Humor.—Some Queer Substitutes for the Real Article.—Humor is Sometimes " Knocked Out," Yet Mirth is Medicine and Laughter lengthens Life. ..."

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