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 for Lasting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lasting \Last"ing\, a.
     Existing or continuing a long while; enduring; as, a lasting
     good or evil; a lasting color.
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     Syn: Durable; permanent; undecaying; perpetual; unending.
  
     Usage: Lasting, Permanent, Durable. Lasting commonly
            means merely continuing in existence; permanent
            carries the idea of continuing in the same state,
            position, or course; durable means lasting in spite of
            agencies which tend to destroy.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lasting \Last"ing\, n.
     1. Continuance; endurance. --Locke.
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     2. A species of very durable woolen stuff, used for women's
        shoes; everlasting.
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     3. The act or process of shaping on a last.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Last \Last\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Lasting.] [OE. lasten, As. l[ae]stan to perform, execute,
     follow, last, continue, fr. l[=a]st, l[=ae]st, trace,
     footstep, course; akin to G. leisten to perform, Goth.
     laistjan to follow. See Last mold of the foot.]
     1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
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              [I] proffered me to be slave in all that she me
              would ordain while my life lasted.    --Testament of
                                                    Love.
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     2. To endure use, or continue in existence, without
        impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than
        that; the fuel will last through the winter.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lasting
      adj 1: continuing or enduring without marked change in status or
             condition or place; "permanent secretary to the
             president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent
             value" [syn: permanent, lasting] [ant: impermanent,
             temporary]
      2: existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a
         long-lasting friendship" [syn: durable, lasting, long-
         lasting, long-lived]
      3: retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past
         maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes" [syn:
         persistent, lasting] [ant: caducous, shed]
      4: lasting a long time without change; "a lasting relationship"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  221 Moby Thesaurus words for "lasting":
     abiding, adamantine, age-long, aged, alive, ancient, antique,
     assiduous, bulky, cartilaginous, changeless, chewy, chronic,
     chronological, cohesive, constant, continual, continuing,
     continuous, coriaceous, dense, diligent, diuturnal, dogged,
     drawn-out, durable, durational, durative, eidetic, endless,
     enduring, eternal, evergreen, everlasting, extended, faithful,
     fibrous, firm, fixed, fresh, frozen, green, gristly, hard, hardy,
     heavy, immobile, immutable, inalterable, incessant, incommutable,
     inconvertible, indefatigable, indefeasible, indelible,
     indissoluble, indomitable, industrious, inert, insistent,
     insusceptible of change, intact, interminable, intransient,
     intransmutable, invariable, inveterate, invincible, inviolate,
     irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable, kept in remembrance,
     languishing, leatherlike, leathery, lengthened, lingering, long,
     long-continuing, long-drawn, long-drawn-out, long-lasting,
     long-lived, long-pending, long-standing, long-term, long-winded,
     longeval, longevous, loyal, macrobiotic, marathon, massive,
     never-tiring, noble, nonreturnable, nonreversible, obstinate,
     of long duration, of long standing, old, overlong, patient,
     patient as Job, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent,
     perpetual, perseverant, persevering, persistent, persisting,
     pertinacious, plodding, plugging, preoccupied, prolonged,
     protracted, quiescent, rapt, recalled, recollected, relentless,
     remaining, remembered, resistant, resolute, retained, reverseless,
     rigid, ropy, rugged, sedulous, sempervirent, sempiternal, sinewy,
     single-minded, sleepless, slogging, solid, sound, spun-out, stable,
     static, stationary, staying, steadfast, steady, stiff, stout,
     stretched-out, stringy, strong, stubborn, sturdy, sustained,
     temporal, tenacious, tireless, torpid, tough, tough as leather,
     unabating, unalterable, unalterative, unaltered, unceasing,
     unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unchecked, unconquerable,
     undaunted, undeflectable, undestroyed, undeviating, undiscouraged,
     undrooping, undying, unfading, unfailing, unfaltering, unflagging,
     unflinching, unforgotten, unintermitting, uninterrupted,
     unmodifiable, unnodding, unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting,
     unrestorable, unreturnable, unshifting, unsleeping, unsusceptible,
     unswerving, untiring, unvariable, unvaried, unvarying, unwavering,
     unwearied, unwearying, unwinking, unyielding, utterly attentive,
     vigorous, viscid, vital, vivid, weariless, well-built,
     well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made, wiry
  
  

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