adverb see prolix

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Prolixly — Pro*lix ly, adv. In a prolix manner. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prolixly — prolix ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of speech or writing) tediously lengthy. DERIVATIVES prolixity noun prolixly adverb. ORIGIN Latin prolixus poured forth, extended …   English terms dictionary

  • prolixly — See prolixity. * * * …   Universalium

  • prolixly — adverb In a prolix manner …   Wiktionary

  • prolixly — adv. verbosely, with excessive length (about speech or writing); in a boring manner, tediously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prolixly — pro·lix·ly …   English syllables

  • prolixly — adverb : in a prolix manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • prolix — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French prolix, from Latin prolixus extended, from pro forward + liquēre to be fluid more at liquid Date: 15th century 1. unduly prolonged or drawn out ; too long 2. marked by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sarcofagi of Carajía — Although the model of burying using coffins of anthropomorphous shape and sarcofagi, was already mentioned in the Mercurio Peruano (1791) as part of the cultural area of Chachapoyas, and it deserved the attention of Louis Langlois (1939) and of… …   Wikipedia

  • prolix — prolixity /proh lik si tee/, prolixness, n. prolixly, adv. /proh liks , proh liks/, adj. 1. extended to great, unnecessary, or tedious length; long and wordy. 2. (of a person) given to speaking or writing at great or tedious length. [1375 1425;… …   Universalium

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