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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Too wordy. Has too many words and is boring.

Usage examples (39)
  • They did not purchase the product due to the prolix sales presentation.
  • Editing a prolix manuscript
  • Thus "the beadle whipped the beggar," in prolix language might be expressed, the beadle with a whip struck in time past the beggar.
  • As a teacher of college English, I love the way you use the words "prolix" and "occlude". for more
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