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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a wordy or excessively long manner.

Usage examples (11)
  • Related forms: prolixity, prolixness (noun), prolixly (verb)
  • Nevertheless, if we consider that Marchia appears to have been the first in the West to break with Aristotle so clearly, decisively, and prolixly, it is more than likely...
  • Still, it is remarkable, and even admirable, though in Mr. Purnell's case it is not inconsistent with dealing somewhat prolixly with rather dry subjects, and being...
  • Scottish Commissioners themselves, been reasoning "prolixly, earnestly, and passionately" for universal Toleration. for more
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