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 for Everlasting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Everlasting \Ev`er*last"ing\, n.
     1. Eternal duration, past or future; eternity.
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              From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. --Ps.
                                                    xc. 2.
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     2. (With the definite article) The Eternal Being; God.
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     3. (Bot.) A plant whose flowers may be dried without losing
        their form or color, as, the pearly everlasting
        ({Anaphalis margaritacea), the immortelle ({Xeranthemum
        anuum) of the French, the cudweeds, etc.
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     4. A cloth fabric for shoes, etc. See Lasting.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Everlasting \Ever*last"ing\a.
     1. Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing
        without end; immortal; eternal. "The Everlasting God."
        --Gen. xx1. 33.
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     2. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period;
        perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong
        intensive; as, this everlasting nonsence.
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              I will give to thee, and to thy seed after thee . .
              . the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession.
                                                    --Gen xvii. 8.
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              And heard thy everlasting yawn confess
              The pains and penalties of idleness.  --Pope.
     Syn: Eternal; immortal, interminable; endless; never-ending;
          infinite; unceasing; uninterrupted; continual;
          unintermitted; incessant.
     Usage: -- Everlasting, Eternal. Eternal denotes (when
            taken strictly) without beginning or end of duration;
            everlasting is sometimes used in our version of the
            Scriptures in the sense of eternal, but in modern
            usage is confined to the future, and implies no
            intermission as well as no end.
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                  Whether we shall meet again I know not;
                  Therefore our everlasting farewell take;
                  Forever, and forever farewell, Cassius. --Shak.
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     Everlasting flower. Sane as Everlasting, n., 3.
     Everlasting pea, an ornamental plant ({Lathyrus
        latifolius) related to the pea; -- so called because it
        is perennial.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes
             of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life
             everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending
             bliss of heaven" [syn: ageless, aeonian, eonian,
             eternal, everlasting, perpetual, unending,
      2: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
         intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
         consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
         negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding
         mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter
         nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth" [syn: arrant(a),
         complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a),
         everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a),
         sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a),
         utter(a), unadulterated]
      n 1: any of various plants of various genera of the family
           Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of
           form or color [syn: everlasting, everlasting flower]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "everlasting":
     ageless, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-seeing, all-wise, almighty,
     amaranthine, blah, boundless, broken-record, ceaseless, changeless,
     coeternal, constant, continual, continuous, creating, creative,
     dateless, deathless, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull,
     dusty, embalmed, endless, eternal, eternally the same, eterne,
     ever-being, ever-durable, ever-during, ever-fresh, everliving,
     fadeless, frozen, glorious, good, hallowed, harping, highest, holy,
     humdrum, immemorial, immortal, immutable, imperishable, incessant,
     incorruptible, indestructible, infinite, interminable, invariable,
     jog-trot, just, lasting, limitless, long-winded, loving, luminous,
     majestic, making, merciful, monotonous, never-ceasing, never-dying,
     never-ending, nonstop, nonterminating, nonterminous, numinous,
     olamic, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, one, perdurable,
     permanent, perpetual, prolix, radiant, sacred, sempiternal,
     shaping, singsong, sovereign, steady, supreme, tedious, termless,
     timeless, treadmill, ubiquitous, unbounded, unceasing, unchanging,
     undefined, undying, unending, uneventful, unfading, unintermitting,
     uninterrupted, unlimited, unremitting, unvarying, without end

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     eternal, applied to God (Gen. 21:33; Deut. 33:27; Ps. 41:13;
     90:2). We also read of the "everlasting hills" (Gen. 49:26); an
     "everlasting priesthood" (Ex. 40:15; Num. 25:13). (See ETERNAL.)

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  EVERLASTING, adj.  Lasting forever.  It is with no small diffidence
  that I venture to offer this brief and elementary definition, for I am
  not unaware of the existence of a bulky volume by a sometime Bishop of
  Worcester, entitled, _A Partial Definition of the Word "Everlasting,"
  as Used in the Authorized Version of the Holy Scriptures_.  His book
  was once esteemed of great authority in the Anglican Church, and is
  still, I understand, studied with pleasure to the mind and profit of
  the soul.

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