lengthily


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length·y

 (lĕngk′thē, lĕng′-, lĕn′-)
adj. length·i·er, length·i·est
1. Of considerable length, especially in time; extended: a lengthy convalescence.
2. Tediously long; drawn-out: a lengthy explanation.

length′i·ly adv.
length′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.lengthily - in a lengthy or prolix mannerlengthily - in a lengthy or prolix manner; "the argument went on lengthily"; "she talked at length about the problem"
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Translations

lengthily

[ˈleŋ(k)θɪlɪ] ADV [speak] → largo y tendido; [write] → extensamente
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lengthily

advausführlich, langatmig (pej)
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lengthily

[ˈlɛŋθɪlɪ] adva lungo
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References in classic literature ?
He recapitulated his evenings tediously and lengthily. Last night he had been up above the clouds in Butteridge's balloon.
He spoke lengthily about his past issues and all the challenges he faced along the way.
We must get over and done with this budget, despite its negative and positive aspects, and move on to discuss the 2020 budget," Bassil said, expressing full awareness that the 2019 state budget was not the lengthily sought solution to the country's ailing economic situation.
He does not want to forego any opportunity, so he works into the night perfecting deals, lengthily commutes for client pitches and demands that his employees do the same.
We bumped into each other last week and talked lengthily about what grind had made us.
On Friday, President Duterte also said in a speech that he will bring up the territorial dispute in the South China Sea 'lengthily' during the 34th Asean Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
In a speech in Davao City before his scheduled flight to Bangkok, Thailand, Duterte said he will lengthily talk about the South China Sea issue during the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit there.
The return of Tunisian terrorists was lengthily discussed and several studies were conducted.
All four provinces have prepared their respective cases for the negotiation process which may be lengthily and painstaking too.
"This is not to dwell lengthily, but the system itself is designed to experience a failed government," Duterte said during the oath-taking of new appointees in Malacantildeang.
Syria was "lengthily addressed" during the call and Macron expressed his concern over the ongoing fighting in the Idlib region of northern Syria and told Erdogan of his worries over "the humanitarian, security and political consequences that would emerge from a (Damascus) regime offensive in that region," it said in a statement.