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(Prolix), adjective digressive, discursive, garrulous, long-winded, loquacious, talky, verbose

lengthy

(Prolonged), adjective elongated, extensive, far-reaching, gaunt, lengthened, made to last, prosy, rangy, sesquipedalian, spare, sustained

lengthy

(Tedious), adjective accented, boring, diffuse, drawn-out, elongated, endless, errant, interminable, long-spun, roving, spun out, wearisome, wordy
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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It has also the highest number of military bases in the world and finally the lengthiest speech in the United Nations was given over the dispute of Kashmir.
Only the God who is love, and the love which is God, could choose to save us in this way, which is certainly the lengthiest way, yet the way which respects the truth about him and about us: the way of reconciliation, dialogue, and cooperation.
In 2012, IMT Ghaziabad concluded one of its lengthiest innovations - a complete curriculum revamp.
No more do we have the longest bridge, biggest ship or lengthiest tunnel, but are our days as construction giants really numbered?
Section 1, "Night" (the lengthiest section of the book), consists of five chapters and an "interlude" that discuss Romero's 1968 Night of the Living Dead and various re-issues and remakes, including stage-based productions.
Each one begins with a substantial introduction, of which the first is the lengthiest and most important, but arguably it is the catalogue sections that show the author at his best.
She said: "It's probably one of the strongest, lengthiest sentences I've achieved with this type of offence.
The suite and plugin move beyond their original incarnations to offer and encourage greater collaboration throughout an organization, as well, and enhance connectivity, making it simple to get things done remotely or when offices are separated by even the lengthiest distance.
Neither Blackshaw nor Sutcliffe-Keenan were accused of rioting or looting themselves, yet the pair were given the lengthiest sentences so far in relation to the nationwide disorder for intentionally encouraging others.
The Crown Prosecution Service confirmed that the sentences handed down to Blackshaw and Sutcliffe-Keenan were the lengthiest so far given to those involved in last week's rioting.
At 528 pages, We Ain't What We Ought To Be is, to date, Tuck's lengthiest exposition on this topic, and it is to the publisher's credit that the author has been given the time and space to display his considerable subject knowledge and expertise.