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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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A judge remanded Owen, of Staindrop Road, West Auckland, County Durham, in custody and warned him he faces a lengthy prison sentence.
In Bahawalnagar district construction of 50 kilometers lengthy road from Fort Abbas to Marot with a cost of Rs 1.
We have aggressively enforced, and will continue to aggressively enforce, our tarmac delay rule to ensure carriers have adequate resources to minimize passengers exposure to lengthy tarmac delays.
It's not looking good for Kieron and it looks as if he will need a lengthy rehab," Warnock said.
Before delays occur the carrier has a plan which is designed to adjust to operational challenges and minimise lengthy delays whilst passengers are on board an aircraft.
His barrister Richard Bond said: "He realises he is facing a lengthy, custodial sentence, but I anticipate the sentencing judge will want to consider the issue of dangerousness.
Summary: GENEVA, 08 Muharram, 1432/Dec 14, 2010, SPA -- The airline industry body IATA unveiled a plan on Tuesday to replace lengthy and sometimes intrusive passenger security checks at airports with a new system aimed at finding "bad people, not bad objects.
To give further examples, talented and influential are two once-loathed Americanisms in a lengthy list.
He claimed Malaiyya sent a lengthy reply to confuse him.
The latest on a horse returning from a lengthy absence ALTERNATIVE CHOICE, who finished a 15-length eighth behind subsequent 1,000 Guineas winner Ghanaati on his second outing in a hot maiden at Kempton in October 2008, returns at Lingfield (1.
A DEAL on financial aid for the Indian owners of Jaguar Land Rover is said to be close ollowing lengthy negotiations.
If I end up taking them to court it could be a lengthy process, but since the kitchen cost pounds 4,000 I don't want to let it drop.