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Even when Tom is allowed to begin, the writer constantly frustrates his attempts to "spread himself wordily," for he has him interrupted by the rest of the company in a manner that mocks both what he is trying to say and his capacity to say it.
Diffuse and unfocused, they allow the play to simply dribble away slowly and wordily.
He had 'frozen' his meeting with Mandela, though both academics and Foreign Ministry officials (true, with some resistance from my side) more than once argued wordily that it must be done: that one travelled all over the world, everywhere - at the highest level, and cannot come to Moscow
He lived in a dirty world, drawing sustenance from it but the wordily life did not make him dirty.
It came to me when I was searching for one thing to easily encapsulate what I was trying to say instead of having to wordily witter on.