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long (v):
desire strongly or persistently
Related Words: hankeryearn
long (s):
having or being more than normal or necessary:
Samples
long on brains.
in long supply
long (a):
primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified
Samples
a long road.
a long distance.
contained many long words.
ten miles long
long (a):
primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
Samples
a long life.
a long boring speech.
a long time.
a long friendship.
a long game.
long ago.
an hour long
long (a):
(of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
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the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long
long (a):
holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices
Samples
is long on coffee.
a long position in gold
long (s):
planning prudently for the future
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large goals that required farsighted policies.
took a long view of the geopolitical issues

Related Words: farsightedforesightedforesightfulprospicient
long (a):
good at remembering
Samples
a retentive mind.
tenacious memory

Related Words: recollectiveretentivetenacious
long (s):
involving substantial risk
Samples
long odds
long (s):
of relatively great height
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a race of long gaunt men.
looked out the long French windows
long (r):
for an extended time or at a distant time
Samples
a promotion long overdue.
something long hoped for.
his name has long been forgotten.
talked all night long.
how long will you be gone?
arrived long before he was expected.
it is long after your bedtime
long (r):
for an extended distance
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