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verbose

adjective uk   /vɜːˈbəʊs/ us    /vɚˈboʊs/ formal disapproving
using or containing more words than are necessary: a verbose explanation/report/speech/style He was a notoriously verbose after-dinner speaker.Talking too muchDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
verbosely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
verbosity
noun [U] uk   /-ˈbɒs.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈbɑː.sə.t̬i/
(Definition of verbose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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