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were prolix

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Synonyms for were prolix

verb stretch, widen
  • expound
  • amplify
  • augment
  • broaden
  • develop
  • distend
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • expatiate
  • extend
  • increase
  • inflate
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • protract
  • swell
  • be profuse
  • be prolix
  • puff out
  • spin off

Antonyms for were prolix

  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • cut
  • decrease
  • deflate
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • constrict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.