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long-winded

Overly long, tedious, and often repetitive or rambling. (Said of speech or writing.) She's created a number of interesting characters here, but they're all mired in such long-winded prose that the whole thing is a chore to get through. My husband and I actually both fell asleep during my father's long-winded speech wedding speech.
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This noirish thriller sees Pitt reunite with Andrew Dominik who directed him so effectively in the long-windedly named The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford.
Here's how Health Canada rather long-windedly explains things: The role of health care "must be placed in context as only one component of a much broader set of determinants of health; by shifting the emphasis of the health-care system away from institutionally-based delivery models (i.
Her book appears to have grown from two standpoints, implicit rather than long-windedly expounded.
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