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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How to use prolix in a sentence
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.