prolixly


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pro·lix

 (prō-lĭks′, prō′lĭks′)
adj.
1. Tediously prolonged; wordy: editing a prolix manuscript.
2. Tending to speak or write at excessive length. See Synonyms at wordy.

[Middle English, from Old French prolixe, from Latin prōlixus, poured forth, extended.]

pro·lix′i·ty (-lĭk′sĭ-tē) n.
pro·lix′ly adv.
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