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From length +‎ -en.

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lengthen (third-person singular simple present lengthens, present participle lengthening, simple past and past participle lengthened)

  1. (transitive) To make longer, to extend the length of.
  2. (intransitive) To become longer.
    The shadows on the lawn lengthened as the sun began to set.

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