Antonyms of SHORTENING

Examples of usage:

  1. I reasoned, not as one that hopes, but rather as one that foresaw that Edgar would hinder me from shortening my days. "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Toward the draw there was a considerable growth of mountain blue- stem, none of it very high and gradually shortening nearer the house. "Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
  3. I grant them both, but I hold that the incentive is a low one- much lower than we need to use- and that the shortening of the course is far from being an unmixt blessing. "On the Firing Line in Education" by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  4. 32. This derivation of The is quite improbable; because the shortening of a monosyllable of five letters by striking out the third and the fifth, is no usual mode of abbreviation. "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown
  5. If we use them as tools to accomplish our purpose we will only be shortening the agony of both themselves and their friends. "From Wealth to Poverty" by Austin Potter
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