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

  Prolong \Pro*long"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prolonged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Prolonging.] [F. prolonger, L. prolongare; pro
     before, forth + longus long. See Long, a., and cf.
     Prolongate, Purloin. ]
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     1. To extend in space or length; as, to prolong a line.
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     2. To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw
        out; to continue; as, to prolong one's days.
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              Prolong awhile the traitor's life.    --Shak.
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              The unhappy queen with talk prolonged the night.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. To put off to a distant time; to postpone. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  prolonged
      adj 1: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a
             drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy
             visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter
             struggle"; "protracted negotiations" [syn: drawn-out,
             extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted]
      2: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don
         Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the
         extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a
         prolonged black line across the page" [syn: elongated,
         extended, lengthened, prolonged]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "prolonged":
     dragged out, dragging, drawn, drawn out, drawn-out, elongated,
     extended, interminable, languishing, lasting, lengthened, lengthy,
     lingering, long, long-continuing, long-drawn, long-drawn-out,
     long-pending, long-winded, longsome, marathon, overlong,
     prolongated, protracted, pulled, spun out, spun-out, straggling,
     strained, stretched, stretched out, stretched-out, strung out,
     taut, tense, tight
  
  

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