The obscure word of the week is prolix

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s really obscure English word is prolix.

It means long and tedious. The antonym of this post, really.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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7 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is prolix

  1. I would not have thought “prolix” at all obscure; I myself have used the word in common speech, oh, within the last thirty years, although I admit it caused some raised eyebrows and perhaps at least one eye-roll of the “Oh, there goes Burkhalter, showing off his vocabulary AGAIN, and whatever in God’s green earth does THAT word mean?”

  2. Oh, my little friend, I am sad to say, your speeches, your words, the things you say, the utterances you make, the very stories you create, are prolix and make my head hurt, but I find I cannot live without them.

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