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synonyms for longwinded

  • 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

antonyms for longwinded

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

              Then Billy Harden gets the floor, and squares away fur a longwinded speech telling why.
              DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
              We say that it is easier to teach a child by means of short pithy sentences than by longwinded and involved dittoes.
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              Judge Colver thereupon essayed, in his longwinded, heavy way, to impart to the new arrival the story they had just heard.
              THE MAN FROM JERICHOEDWIN CARLILE LITSEY
              All of which was a longwinded way of saying the Grass was overrunning Illinois.
              GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
              It could produce at once the longwinded rhapsodies of Filmer and, by repulsion, the wearisome reiterations of Algernon Sidney.
              POLITICAL THOUGHT IN ENGLAND FROM LOCKE TO BENTHAMHAROLD J. LASKI
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