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lengthy

(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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He then lengthily tackled his country's position and attributed its use of the veto to the fact that the draft resolution which had collapsed was not given a chance, tackling the Tunisia conference without mentioning that its boycotting was due to Moscow's fear of seeing Syria's Friends acting outside the context of the United Nations
After lengthily talks, conferees agreed on holding meetings for the joint Lebanese-Russian economic committee in order to determine impediments and the agreements sought to be signed between the two countries to bolster the bilateral ties in addition to facilitating exportations to Russia.
Numerous calculations and interests which were lengthily tackled were behind its obstinacy and the veto to which it resorted along with China.
NNA - Private school teachers on Wednesday staged a sit-in in line with the legislative session at the House of Parliament, protesting the parliament's failure to endorse the lengthily awaited wage hike.
The history of the Republic of Yemen (1962) cannot be written without lengthily mentioning President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
NNA - Member of Parliament, Atef Majdalani, on Wednesday expressed March 14 political camp's willingness to attend Parliament sessions for necessary legislations such as the lengthily awaited salary scale.
The Lebanese media outlets are filled with the details of the conditions and counter conditions inside the same majority, are lengthily tackling secret and public negotiations within the same team, and are revealing new ideas over the ways to exit the predicament.
March 14 General Secretariat convened today in a regular meeting in its headquarters in Ashrafieh, and lengthily tackled the current juncture prevailing in Lebanon and the broader Arab region.
Consequently, he is now trying to compensate for that position which was lengthily tackled by France's politicians and journalists, and in regard to which the least that was said was that it did not belong to the heritage of the French revolution.
NNA - Private school teachers' syndicate head, Nehme Mahfoud, on Wednesday called on Speaker of the House Nabih Berri to hold an urgent Parliamentary session to endorse the lengthily awaited salary scale, pledging no start of a new scholastic year in September if Parliament fails to endorse it.
He did not lengthily tackle what he referred to as being the masquerade of the last legislative elections in which the ruling party found no trouble monopolizing almost all the seats while relying on the known means.
Fares hoped that the Parliament would approve the lengthily awaited salary scale on the 19th of June, as proposed by Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri.