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ad infinitum -- (Latin)
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  • Which of course would send me into hoots of laughter were it not so benighted a viewpoint, so that even though I concede to Hobbs that Rothschild and Warburg are certainly Hebraic names I attempt to tell him that greed is not a racial but a human predilection and then I proceed to tick off such names as Carnegie, Rockefeller, Frick, Mellon, Harriman, Huntington, Whitney, Duke, ad infinitum, ad nauseam.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I should wish now to protract this moment ad infinitum; but I dare not.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Examples might be multiplied, ad infinitum, from every corner of the world.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • And then I realized that it was going to be that kind of conversation, filled with interpretations, hidden meanings, second guessing on what was said, the search for a tone of voice and what it means, ad infinitum.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death

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  • The chain continued ad infinitum.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other philosophers with it: to think that everything recurs as we once experienced it, and that the recurrence itself recurs ad infinitum!
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • He’d pored over his own graphs and debated possibilities ad infinitum.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • This tendency, which is sufficient to prevent estates from being divided ad infinitum, is not strong enough to create great territorial possessions, certainly not to keep them up in the same family.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Hassan went out with Lindsey to go "cruising," an activity that apparently involved driving in Hollis’s pink truck from the Gutshot General Store to the gas station/Taco Hell and then back to the General Store, and then back to the gas station/Taco Hell, ad infinitum.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • A few more, and various other characteristic verbs are unearthed: /to demagogue/,[17] /to dope out/[18] /to fall down/[19] (in the sense of to fail), /to jack up/,[20] /to phone/,[21] /to peeve/,[22] /to come across/,[23] /to hike/, /to butt in/,[24] /to back pedal/, /to get solid with/, /to hooverize/, /to trustify/, /to feature/, /to insurge/, /to haze/, /to reminisce/, /to camouflage/, /to play for a sucker/, and so on, almost /ad infinitum/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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