Did you possibly mean circumlocution?
- v. To use circumlocution
“And then, after all the bullshit, when he could prevaricate, elocute, circumlocute, and evade no more, he collapsed like a paper bag emptied of air.”
“I went to her and began to circumlocute, thinking she listened”
“I went to her and began to circumlocute, thinking she listened -- she had the same eager look.”
“The Kennedy partisans are quite a tongue-tied bunch, all of them struggling gamely, if inarticulately, to somehow dismiss or disdain or circumlocute what is, apparently, the main focus of the film.”
“I won't circumlocute about how I got in and got set down on a chair alongside of the kitchen stove.”
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