Prolongation

Antonyms of PROLONGATION

Examples of usage:

  1. Watching the play of moving light, he would put his tin spoon into his tumbler of ice- cream and taste the snowy mixture with a slow prolongation of pleasure, while the two girls chattered like sparrows, and David listened, saying very little and always ready to let Elizabeth finish his ice- cream after she had devoured her own. "The Iron Woman" by Margaret Deland
  2. But here the offended party was of such ludicrously low condition, and the proposal therefore so ridiculous, that it struck the marquis merely as a yet more amusing prolongation of the joke. "Malcolm" by George MacDonald
  3. The French minister at Brussels informed Archduke Albert that du Maurier had been instructed to propose the prolongation, and that he had been conferring with the Prince of Orange and the States- General on the subject. "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley

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