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a long time

having great physical length

having a rather great upward projection

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having many syllables

extending tediously beyond a standard duration

to have a strong longing for

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desire strongly or persistently

primarily temporal sense

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primarily spatial sense

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of relatively great height

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good at remembering

holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices

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(of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration

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involving substantial risk

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planning prudently for the future

having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"

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References in classic literature ?
He will stay and do his work faithfully as long as he can, and we won't ask for him back a minute sooner than he can be spared.
So long as I know what's expected of me, I can manage.
Whatever I might have been to her, or she to me, if I had been more worthy of her long ago, I was not now, and she was not.
And as for you, John Silver, long you've been a mate of mine, but you're mate of mine no more.
A second group of artists disposed themselves on these long appendages, then a third above these, then a fourth, until a human monument reaching to the very cornices of the theatre soon arose on top of the noses.
But it did not last long, for one day she did not come.
Live, George Morton," said Charlotte firmly: "you are better--your whole face bespeaks it; and if the tender care of an affectionate wife can preserve your health, you shall long live a blessing to all who love you.
In a long strip of meadow land, where there was ample space for all, they were thus divided, forming three distinct parties; and to that party of the three which boasted least animation, and least complaisance, Anne necessarily belonged.
Its legs were quite as long as the tiger had said, and its body covered with coarse black hair.
When people are too well off they always begin to long for something new.
That I am upon Barsoom is all that I can guess, and but for you and the great white apes I should not even guess that, for the sights I have seen this day are as unlike the things of my beloved Barsoom as I knew it ten long years ago as they are unlike the world of my birth.
It had long ago been decided in a noisy public meeting in the main cabin that we could not go to Lisbon, because we must surely be quarantined there.
Back in his house at Blois, no longer having even Grimaud to receive a poor smile as he passed through the parterre, Athos daily felt the decline of vigor of a nature which for so long a time had seemed impregnable.
In and out of the hive long black robber bees smeared with honey fly timidly and shiftily.
All through the remainder of the long night Ninaka pondered the question deeply.