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verbose

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verbose – (adjective)

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Definition: wordy

 

Synonym: longwinded, voluble, circumlocutory, effusive, grandiloquent, prolix, talkative, garrulous, gabby, loquacious

 

Antonym: terse, concise, succinct, pithy; reticent, curt, brusque

 

Usage: The senator is so verbose it takes him an hour to tell a simple joke.