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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to protract:   (109 results)

Often used in the same context:
prolong, forestall, ameliorate, embitter, politicize, complicate, derail, obviate, aggravate, surcease, avert, extenuate, obfuscate, expiate, hasten, provoke, instigate, precipitate, palliate, intensify, derange, communalize, paralyze, exacerbate, embroil, communalise, efface, aggrandise, vitiate, smoothen, extirpate, marginalize, avoid, becloud, resolve, undermine, hinder, obstruct, elucidate, retrogress, impede, ramify, stalemating, demoralize, conciliate, stultify, eternalize, europeanize, secularise, sparing, estrange, entangle, perpetuate, expedite, destabilize, humanise, concretize, depersonalize, dissociating, debilitate, depoliticize, undo, vindicate, unburden, revivify, impends, exculpate, lengthen, disorganize, deepen, scuttle, distract, particularize, legitimatize, shorten, sufficing, attenuate, legitimize, judaize, dramatize, abate, lessen, alienate, abjuring, beleaguer, enmesh, frustrate, denude, forebode, unsnarl, adduce, dispirit, postpone, relativize, exasperate, defuse, dissimulate, scupper, institutionalize, miring, compel, redress

More specific:
spin, spin out, temporize

More general:
lengthen

Synonyms:
draw out, extend, prolong

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