Definition of elongate:
analogue, draw out, dilute, protract, continue, adulterate, one-dimensional, prolongate, running, procrastinate, stretch out, increase, delay, postpone, debase, extended, simple, prolonged, long, defer, elongated, additive, stretch along, linear, unsubdivided, produce, study at extend, analog, unfold, stretch, lengthened, load.
- "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke.
When we consider how the teeth elongate and enlarge in his gums, pressing on the nerves and on the surrounding parts, and thus how frequently they produce pain, irritation, and inflammation; when we further contemplate what sympathy there is in the nervous system, and how susceptible the young are to pain, no surprise can be felt, at the immense disturbance, and the consequent suffering and danger frequently experienced by children while cutting their first set of teeth.- "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
- "Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects", C. V. Riley.