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Definitions

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  • adv. So as to prolong or lengthen.

Etymologies

prolonging +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Avast, 'cried Ahab --' touch not a rope-yarn '; then in a voice that prolongingly moulded every word --' Captain Gardiner, I will not do it.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • “Avast,” cried Ahab — “touch not a rope-yarn”; then in a voice that prolongingly moulded every word — “Captain Gardiner, I will not do it.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • "Avast," cried Ahab -- "touch not a rope-yarn"; then in a voice that prolongingly moulded every word -- "Captain Gardiner, I will not do it.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

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