...in prolix fashion
“It was a meaningful physical gesture: Not a swagger — a projection of dominance — but an inward message to herself," writes Joanna Weiss, columnist for Cognoscenti, the opinion section of WBUR 90.9 FM.
Two decades ago at Yama-no Chaya, my wife and I had our very own tatami room. At Kabuto, we shimmied onto two of the 11 chairs at the counter, the pair at the end, with no space for our knees (the others are somewhat roomier).
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- shimmies (複数形) • shimmied (過去形) • shimmied (過去分詞) • shimmying (現在分詞) • shimmies (三人称単数現在)
1 ((the 〜))シミー：肩・腰を激しく振るダンス.
1 シミーを踊る.2 シミーを踊るようにして歩く［動く］；揺れる.
prolix (pro-LIKS, PRO-liks)
IN BRIEF: Too wordy.
They did not purchase the product due to the prolix sales presentation.
From Latin prolixus (extended, poured), from liquere (to flow), which is also the source of words such as liquid, liquor, licorice. Now you see the connection -- why consuming liquor makes people prolix
"No one has ever called him prolix. At a future-war seminar that he sponsored, Mr. Andrew Marshall mumbled a few introductory words and then sat in silence, eyebrows arched, arms folded, for the remaining two days." — James Der Derian; The Illusion of a Grand Strategy; The New York Times; May 25, 2001.