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- adjective Characterised by
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Sometimes they are just translations in English and approximate or circumlocuitous translations at that.
Henry Erskine, whose talents at the bar and in society were eminent, met his acquaintance, Jemmy Balfour, a barrister, who dealt greatly in hard words and circumlocuitous sentences.