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eternity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheternitye‧ter‧ni‧ty /ɪˈtɜːnəti $ -ɜːr-/ noun  1 an eternity2 [uncountable]ALWAYS/FOREVER the whole of time without any end a little animal preserved for all eternity as a fossil3 [uncountable]ALWAYS/FOREVER the state of existence after death that some people believe continues for ever
Examples from the Corpus
eternityThey had practised together for only an hour, yet it seemed like an eternity.It seemed an eternity in coming.It is therefore often wise to pitch such descents, which of course can take an eternity.The problem was to define eternity.How could I not resent some stupid clouds robbing me of my one, brief glimpse of eternity?She told him about the Elder, and of the eternity of memories he had poured unasked into her head.There is, to be sure, a certain logic in the view which advocates the relinquishment of doomed creatures to eternity.for all eternityThis new phase, following on the day of judgement, was to last for all eternity.She is said to be bricked up in her room, spinning her hand loom for all eternity.The cause of the crash will continue to be a mystery for all eternity.I love you, I need you, I want you by my side for all eternity.
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