wordily

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wordy +‎ -ly

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wordily (comparative more wordily, superlative most wordily)

  1. In a wordy manner; using too many words.
    • 1996, John Hoyt Williams, A Great and Shining Road: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroad, U of Nebraska Press, page 13 [1]
      Engineer Allan not only helped plan and build the South Carolina road, but he also designed and constructed its first locomotive, christening it wordily the Best Friend of Charleston.

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