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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.
No more do we have the longest bridge, biggest ship or lengthiest tunnel, but are our days as construction giants really numbered?
She said: "It's probably one of the strongest, lengthiest sentences I've achieved with this type of offence.
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.
One of the several myths about the invincibility of the Afghan land is Alexander the Great's Afghan campaign that started in the summer of 330 BC and continued until the spring of 327 Having been described as the lengthiest and most difficult of Alexander's adventures, it came to an end only when the great warrior entered into an alliance with a top warlord by marrying his daughter, Roxane.
The first four essays, categorized as "ponencias" due to their nature as plenary addresses during the conference, are also the lengthiest and most involved.
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.
Dubai A court handed out the lengthiest prison term since 2006 when the UAE's anti-human trafficking law was issued.
Piers Plowman receives the lion's share of attention; no other text is subject to such in-depth treatment and the chapter relating to it is thus the lengthiest.