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Verbose GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Verbose GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/vɜːˈbəʊs/ (adj)/

using more words than needed, long-winded, talkative, wordy, effusive, loquacious, garrulous, superfluous, pompous, prolix, rambling, pretentious

Verbosity means wordiness and it happens when we use more words than necessary in our writing. This is often done when we want our writing to sound formal and intelligent, but verbosity can make our writing confusing and ineffective.

Source: https://libguides.newcastle.edu.au/

Antonyms: laconic, taciturn

Noun: verbosity

Adverb: verbosely

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