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Synonyms for circumlocutory-ˈlɒk yəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

    ambagious, periphrastic, circumlocutory, circumlocutious


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circumlocutory(a.)

    periphrastical, periphrastic


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