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- v. To use circumlocution
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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.