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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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Its prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office - which is subject to approval by the courts - sees lengthy investigations brought to an end without Serco facing any criminal charges.
The meeting also reviewed the widening and restoration of 3.2 kilometers lengthy roads in Sadiqabad, district Rahim Yar Khan which will cost Rs 74.53 million.
Highways England have now removed the lane closures although there are still lengthy delays as we get into rush hour.
Two lanes heading towards Glasgow were closed causing lengthy tailbacks for tea-time commuters.
Then, there's the lengthy set of questions, including particulars such as name, residential address, CNIC number, etc, as well as signatures at different places under the guise of State Bank instructions.
A PROBE into allegations of misconduct against police top brass has been blasted as "lengthy and damaging".
An Iranian deputy foreign minister said the judicial process of Tehran's complaint against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity will be lengthy, adding also that any final decision by the court will be nonbinding.
The Taeguk Warriors' now face Japan in Saturday's final ndash with Son knowing victory would mean he avoids having to leave club team Tottenham for a lengthy period to complete his service.
A woman was held for 42 days to facilitate investigations into a total of 136 cheating complaints, the police said today, after her family questioned her lengthy detention without her being taken to court.
It is worth mentioning here that Haj pilgrims of Indonesia and Malaysia are supposed to complete their immigration process in their own countries owing to which they do not have to pass through lengthy immigration process at the Saudi Arabian airports, so they could go directly to their hotels after landing at Jeddah and Madina airports.
Vehicles that were left unattended for lengthy periods were towed away in coordination with the City Municipal Center and the Integrated Transport Center.
Traffic heading into Stirling on Saturday faced lengthy delays due to sewerage system work in Goosecroft Road.