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circumlocuitous

Definitions

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  • adjective Characterised by circumlocution.

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Examples

  • Sometimes they are just translations in English and approximate or circumlocuitous translations at that.

    languagehat.com: NOOTKA DICTIONARY.

  • 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.

    N. Carolina University Magazine

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