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Origin of elongation
OTHER WORDS FROM elongationnon·e·lon·ga·tion, noun
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Though when the cleavage is covered-up, embellishments and elongation come out in full-force.Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Vibram: Toe Shoes Are In for Spring!|Misty White Sidell|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His shirt-collar revealed the elongation of a throat which, at a distance, was not strikingly statuesque.Four Meetings|Henry James
It can be treated by astringents or the elongation can be cut off, which usually is the most prompt and efficacious way.The Voice|Frank E. Miller
It shows, as compared with the earlier ancestor, an elongation both of the snout and the lower jaws.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
This is, therefore, the best position upon which to make the observation, as the precise time of the elongation need not be given.
Each further evolution of conduct widens the aggregate of actions while conducing to elongation of it.The Data of Ethics|Herbert Spencer