adjective, length·i·er, length·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lengthylength·i·ly, adverblength·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for lengthily
If it had been on the rotation of my crops, I would have answered myself, lengthily perhaps, but certainly con gusto.
Never before in his life had Mark spoken so eloquently nor so lengthily.Janet of the Dunes|Harriet T. Comstock
He lengthily accused Grousset of having stolen paper in order to print his journal; another of having lived with a mistress.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
In any case, it is the one which has been the most perseveringly, lengthily and carefully studied by highly competent men.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
A Conservative speech is as accurately (though perhaps not as lengthily) reported in a Liberal paper as in one of its own colour.The Land of Contrasts|James Fullarton Muirhead