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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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The international community is called up on to take a practical stance instead of just expressing concern." The lengthily sentences come in conjunction with acquittals of police officers and troops who killed protesters in the brutal crackdown on the peaceful protests in 14 February 2011.
Oil and natural gas exploration discussed lengthily
Sir - On the morning of March 30, BBC Radio Wales covered quite lengthily the so-called "chancellors' debate" that had been televised the previous evening.
The Pony Express was the brainchild of William Hepburn Russell, head of the lengthily named Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Service Company, which ran stagecoaches from Kansas to California.
With five mission extensions under their belt, both rovers found important evidence of lengthily localized episodes of surface or underground water, capable of sustaining life during early Martian history--their main scientific objective.
"Jack" Weaver died at his home in Carson City, Nevada on Tuesday April the 7th, 2009 after a lengthily illness.
"The Sidon municipality has decided to take action while stressing that some public interests need to be urgently tackled rather than lengthily discussed," he added.
He wondered aloud and lengthily whether anyone ever expected any useful action from theatre historians or whether we were even lower on the food chain than lawyers and insurance salesmen (although I find that hard to believe).
Short Shrift for Tips Abusers and Chancers: Any bar steward who takes more than 50p, or worse, smiles a "much obliged" before pouring a lengthily matured Glenfiddich from the optics bar should be turned upside down and their pockets emptied.
Salt of this Sea's" opening scenes show black and white images of Palestinians fleeing in boats during the 1948 Nakba before cutting to Soraya (Soheir Hammad), a US-born Palestinian woman who we see being lengthily interrogated in an Israeli airport about her religion, her surname, her father's name, her grandfather's name and all of their places of birth (Brooklyn, Lebanon and Palestine respectively).
There is perhaps a tendency to expatiate too lengthily on the theories which are drawn upon to illuminate Walser's work, and there are explanations which seem unnecessary for potential readers of this particular study (for example, the Feuilleton, the background to the Tell legend).
The history is introduced and lengthily mulled over in wittily written, brilliantly acted fashion by three Indian-accented voices, represented onscreen by a trio of Indonesian shadow-puppet cutouts.