What is the opposite of brief?

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Adjective
Opposite of short in length or extent
“I do not have the time to read this lengthy email!”
Adjective
Opposite of short in duration
“That long movie is three hours of my life I will never get back!”
Adjective
Opposite of brief in one's manner of speaking, potentially rude
“My father would always give us a gentle reprimand whenever we conducted ourselves in a manner that was unbecoming.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
Adjective
Opposite of brief, concise, and to the point
“After twenty years in the Senate, he has developed a meandering, circumlocutory speaking style.”
Adjective
Opposite of short, quick or brief in duration
“Among children, asthma is a leading cause of hospitalization, chronic disease, and school absenteeism.”
Adjective
Opposite of carried out on a superficial or cursory level
Adjective
Opposite of carried out without real interest, feeling, or concern
Verb
Opposite of to provide information to
“She could no longer hide the terrible secret she had been keeping from everyone.”
Verb
Opposite of to summarize an event or recent development to someone
“Please elaborate on your key findings once the investigation has concluded.”
Verb
Opposite of to rearrange or reorganize by reduction or summarization
Verb
Opposite of to communicate information to someone in spoken or written words
“It is very easy to miscommunicate directions for using resources, so choose your words wisely.”
Verb
Opposite of to prepare (someone) for a situation, typically by supplying them with relevant information
“It seems to me that you are taking the very course to unprepare me, if I understand such things.”
Verb
Opposite of to impart information or knowledge
Verb
Opposite of to provide information in a formal or official way
Verb
Opposite of make aware
Verb
Opposite of to summarize or repeat in concise form
Verb
Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
Verb
Opposite of to impart information or knowledge
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary of something presented
“I request a full transcript of the conversation I had with the operator regarding my bill.”
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary of a document, presentation or event
Noun
Opposite of a general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
Noun
Opposite of a brief statement or account of the main points of something
“She is a master of exposition and description, with a ready ear for a telling anecdote.”
Noun
Opposite of a statement or account that makes something clear
Noun
Opposite of a summary of the contents of a book, article, or speech
“The defendant was required to provide the contents of the email in its entirety.”
Noun
Opposite of a task or piece of work allocated to someone as part of a job or course of study
Noun
(nothing) Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“His hands had been in his pockets, and he looked like he was up to no good, but, in reality, he was up to nothing.”
Noun
(dereliction) Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
Noun
Opposite of an organized activity involving a number of people
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