Definitions for lengthyˈlɛŋk θi, ˈlɛŋ-, ˈlɛn-
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drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted(adj)
relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
"a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension
having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like
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Rank popularity for the word 'lengthy' in Adjectives Frequency: #926
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The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.
It's the start of a lengthy process to try to stamp out such insidious activity.
This is a close call, but after a lengthy review, I will vote to disapprove the deal.
There are no lengthy trials, iSIS is quick on the trigger. The risks these people take to speak out are enormous.
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