What are the antonyms for PROLONGING?

Synonyms for PROLONGING

Usage Examples for PROLONGING

  1. Kensington, where you arrive after what seems hopeless straggling through the roaring thoroughfare prolonging the Fleet- and- Strand- derived Piccadilly, is of almost equal artistic and literary appeal, but is older and perhaps less actual in its claims upon the cultivated sympathies. - "London Films" by W.D. Howells
  2. Surprised and shocked at finding that I was only prolonging the sufferings of the noble beast, which bore its trials with such dignified composure, I resolved to finish the proceeding with all possible despatch, and accordingly opened fire upon him from the left side, aiming at the shoulder. - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon" by J. Emerson Tennent