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endless

adjective
     
end‧less
1 very large in amount, size, or number:
The possibilities are endless.
He's been in a lot of trouble - drugs, guns, blackmail - the list is endless.
2 something that is endless seems to continue forever:
an endless round of boring meetings
endlessly adverb:
This city is endlessly fascinating.
WORD FOCUS: long WORD FOCUS: long
continuing for a long time: lengthy

continuing for much too long: interminable, marathon, endless, long-winded, long-drawn-out, protracted

continuing for a long time and not changing: permanent, lasting, lifelong

when feelings last for a long time: lingering, abiding, enduring, lasting


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long

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