Synonyms for circumlocutious
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circumlocutious, circumlocutory, periphrastic, ambagious(adj)
roundabout and unnecessarily wordy
"had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression"; "A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot; (`ambagious' is archaic)
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