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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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Another path to lengthiness is to take some easily palindromized medium-long word and to pad its length with one or more affixes (such coinages being perfectly acceptable in the open class).
An iterative palindrome, in my parlance, is one that takes an easy route to palindromic lengthiness by incorporating a long list, or some similarly long, repetitive passage of a formulaic nature.
I did not immediately realize that the chapter's first icon, which follows the sentence, "They [critics] disliked the lengthiness of Pelleas, the orchestration of his [Schoenberg's] transcriptions, and his conducting, especially his slow tempo in Iferklarte Nacht," refers to the first and second audio examples (neither of which, incidentally, are recordings of Pelleas, any of Schoenberg's transcriptions, or Verkldrte Nacht as one might expect, but rather recordings of Schoenberg conducting other pieces).
Because of the lengthiness of their presentation, practitioners choose simpler systems such as the Herstein-Milnor axioms discussed below to demonstrate NM axioms.
I encountered it last year and know the lengthiness of those procedures and the humiliation involved, despite the good food and clothes provided.
Because of the lengthiness of the survey, it is not practical to reproduce it as an appendix to this article.
4) In several countries, banks often kept reserves in excess of what they were required to hold by law as hedge against poorly-enforced creditor rights a consequence of, among other things, deficiencies in bankruptcy laws, lengthiness of court-adjudicated proceedings, and the limited variety of financial instruments that could yield reasonable risk-adjusted returns.
The patient was offered Mohs' micrographic excision, but he refused, citing the lengthiness of the procedure and the possible need for a second-stage delayed reconstruction.