There was a drawn-out moment of silence.
There was a long drawn-out moment.
They stared at each other for a long, drawn-out moment.
Biron Maserd stared at Hari for a long, drawn-out moment, before answering.
He padded into the bedchamber and stood gazing down at her for long drawn-out moments.
When he came, she went with him, drowning in the long, drawn-out moment of pure ecstasy.
For a long, drawn-out moment, nobody joined his toast.
For a drawn-out moment, Vasko fumbled with it, struggling to get his fingers around the weird pig-specific trigger design.
There was a drawn-out moment and finally the old man nodded and turned away.
If this drawn-out moment were recreated in a talkie, however, it could have been achieved in a second with one particular glance and a marginally changed tone of voice.