Definition of lengthy:
- durable (part of speech: adjective)
- wordy (part of speech: adjective)
Taking the bland assurances of Talleyrand and the studied indifference of Laforest as signs that Napoleon might be caught off his guard, Prussia continued her warlike preparations; and in order to gain time Lucchesini was recalled and replaced by an envoy who was to enter into lengthy explanations.- "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
- "A History of the Republican Party", George Washington Platt.
- "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.