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VERBO’SE. adj.

VERBO’SE. adj. [verbosus, Lat.] Exuberant in words; pro-
lix; tedious by multiplicity of words.
Let envy
Ill-judging and verbose, from Lethe’s lake,
Draw tuns unmeasurable. Prior.
They ought to be brief, and not too verbose in their way of
speaking; and to propound the matter of their argument in
a mild and gentle manner. Ayliffe’s Parergon.