Ver*bose" (?), a. [L. verbosus, from verbum a word. See Verb.]

Abounding in words; using or containing more words than are necessary; tedious by a multiplicity of words; prolix; wordy; as, a verbose speaker; a verbose argument.

Too verbose in their way of speaking. Ayliffe.

-- Ver*bose"ly, adv. -- Ver*bose"ness, n.


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