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long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
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teeming
adj. abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard"
roundabout, circuitous
adj. marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct; "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"
tumid, turgid, orotund, large, declamatory, bombastic
adj. ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
voluble
adj. marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"
talky, talkative, loquacious, garrulous, gabby, chatty
adj. full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
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diffuse
adj. lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
verbal
adj. prolix; "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
tautologic, pleonastic, tautological, redundant
adj. repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
redundant, wordy
adj. use of more words than required to express an idea: "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
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concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
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