One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Many writers struggled against the era's compulsive reserve not just with racy subject matter but also with compulsive prolixity.’
- ‘Such depth of knowledge, spread across so many words - a million so far, and we have yet even to reach his 1960 Presidential bid - would normally mean only that every triviality was written up, making for tedious prolixity.’
- ‘He was acutely aware of the problems of prolixity and worked hard to prune his original drafts, but his interest in minute analysis led inevitably to an expansive style.’
- ‘The text exhibits a remarkable prolixity, considering that it is only 284 words long.’
- ‘Redundancy of subjects and prolixity of expression accompany the mammoth and tedious labours which otherwise are expounded with extraordinary effort and concentration.’
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