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synonyms for long winded

  • ambiguous
  • ancillary
  • circuitous
  • implied
  • incidental
  • oblique
  • tortuous
  • collateral
  • circular
  • circumlocutory
  • complicated
  • contingent
  • crooked
  • devious
  • discursive
  • duplicitous
  • erratic
  • eventual
  • long
  • long way home
  • long-drawn-out
  • long-winded
  • meandering
  • obscure
  • out-of-the-way
  • periphrastic
  • rambling
  • secondary
  • serpentine
  • sidelong
  • sinister
  • sinuous
  • snaking
  • sneaking
  • sneaky
  • subsidiary
  • twisting
  • underhand
  • vagrant
  • wandering
  • winding
  • zigzag
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antonyms for long winded

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  • direct
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • terminable
  • brief
  • limited
  • stopping
  • ending
  • ceasing
  • finite
  • bounded
  • transient
  • temporary
  • ephemeral
  • interrupted
  • intermittent
  • halting
    • simple
    • natural
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              How to use long winded in a sentence

              It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
              CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
              As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
              THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
              Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
              BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
              I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
              BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
              She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
              THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
              A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
              ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
              He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.
              THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
              He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
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              They didn't linger long at Benton, but got under way and marched overland to the Cypress Hills.
              RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
              He was long a correspondent of the National Intelligencer and other papers, residing in Virginia.
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