at length


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Synonyms for at length

in a lengthy or prolix manner

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At length, with a wild desperation at heart, I quickly unclosed my eyes.
His only comfort had been in visits from the Good Queen, who had at length put him in the way of meeting his brother.
He wrote to us to desire that we would wait for him at Diou, in order to embark there for the Red Sea; but being informed by us that no opportunities of going thither were to be expected at Diou, it was at length determined that we should meet at Bazaim; it was no easy matter for me to find means of going to Bazaim.
For a short time, they jogged along the bank, with tolerable facility, but at length came to where the river forced its way into the heart of the mountains, winding between tremendous walls of basaltic rock, that rose perpendicularly from the water's edge, frowning in bleak and gloomy grandeur.
Again Swift felt that he was unjustly treated, and even when he was at length made Dean of St.
Hereupon the sister of Scheherazade, as I have it from the "Isitsoornot," expressed no very particular intensity of gratification; but the king, having been sufficiently pinched, at length ceased snoring, and finally said, "hum
They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.