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interminable
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  • Then, after an interminable time, as it seemed to us, crouching and peering through the hedge, came a sound like the distant concussion of a gun.
  • The steamboat throbbed on its way through an interminable suspense.
  • It was, I know, a night and a day, but to me it seemed—it seems now—an interminable length of time.
  • After an interminable string of games, we supped, and the artilleryman finished the champagne.
  • I have a dim memory of the foot of a Martian coming down within a score of yards of my head, driving straight into the loose gravel, whirling it this way and that and lifting again; of a long suspense, and then of the four carrying the debris of their comrade between them, now clear and then presently faint through a veil of smoke, receding interminably, as it seemed to me, across a vast space of river and meadow.

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  • Her speech was interminable.
  • I’m stuck in interminable traffic.

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