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Synonyms of protracted

Verb


1. prolong, protract, extend, draw out, lengthen

usage: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"

Adjective


1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted, long (vs. short)

usage: 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"

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