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The verbose Marmot, wordless; the listless Slaughter, dominant.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
One day when Little Teacher had given him a verbose definition of the word “pestiferous,” David looked at her comprehendingly.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
Consequently, he gives us rather a verbose declamation against their philosophy than any clear view of its character.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
The welcome of the Indians was simple always, and a word sufficed among them as amply as the most studied and verbose compliment.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
The other women were hopelessly verbose, or, if they argued against her, ridiculously unseeing.
NARCISSUSEVELYN SCOTT
These were not statements of knowledge, but verbose confessions of ignorance.
DETERMINISM OR FREE-WILL?CHAPMAN COHEN
Baha's style is rhetorical, verbose, prolix, but with a certain strength.
BAHAISM AND ITS CLAIMSSAMUEL GRAHAM WILSON
No; in my roundabout, verbose way, Miss Deane, I was explaining that my cook's illness was a matter for congratulation.
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
I can laugh now at the impossible metres, the grandiose phrases, the verbose repetitions of my poem.
THE PROMISED LANDMARY ANTIN
Telegraph rates were not very favorable, in 1869, to frequent or verbose communication.
SIXTY YEARS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1853-1913HARRIS NEWMARK
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WORDS RELATED TO VERBOSE

  • boundless
  • delayed
  • diffuse
  • diffusive
  • dilatory
  • dragging
  • drawn-out
  • for ages
  • forever and a day
  • late
  • lengthy
  • limitless
  • lingering
  • long-drawn-out
  • long-winded
  • overlong
  • prolix
  • prolonged
  • protracted
  • slow
  • sustained
  • tardy
  • unending
  • verbose
  • without end
  • wordy
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