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ver·bi·age  audio  (vûrb-j, -bj) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An excess of words for the purpose; wordiness.
  2. The manner in which something is expressed in words: software verbiage.

ETYMOLOGY:
French, from Old French verbier, to chatter, from verbe, word, from Latin verbum ; see verb


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