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Origin of prolix
synonym study for prolix
OTHER WORDS FROM prolixpro·lix·i·ty [proh-lik-si-tee], /proʊˈlɪk sɪ ti/, pro·lix·ness, nounpro·lix·ly, adverbo·ver·pro·lix, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prolix
Or perhaps poetic justice demands that the life of an unstoppably prolix author be parceled out in multiple, overlapping volumes.
Glenn Greenwald is raising a stink about this in his usual prolix way, and so on and so on.
Wordplay Bradlee could be prolix or pithy, as suited his ends.Dear Asshole: The Letters of Ben Bradlee From New Biography|Matthew DeLuca|May 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When they stopped for lack of breath, Master Baptist would ask questions, which usually called forth prolix replies.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
It is prolix, and in many parts whimsical; but contains some of the boldest reasonings to be found in print.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton
I grant that they deck Nature with somewhat too prolix a grace; but is beauty always best seen in deshabille?Eugene Aram, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Baha's style is rhetorical, verbose, prolix, but with a certain strength.Bahaism and Its Claims|Samuel Graham Wilson
This excuse may serve in lieu of a better for the somewhat prolix method in which these rules are presented.