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adjective as in discursive

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Fortunately I was too tired last night to be excursive in fancy, or I might have slept badly.

Such excursive enterprise was alien to the genius of the British colonies.

Anne blushed deeply, and stopped his too excursive discourse by hastily saying that she always respected old folks like him.

His conception of a great work is looser, more excursive, less dramatic.

The open face of nature by sea and land may here enliven the walls, and agree with the excursive feelings of the hour.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excursive, such as: desultory, digressive, indirect, rambling, and verbose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.