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1. circumlocution

noun. an indirect way of expressing something.

Synonyms

  • equivocation
  • indirect expression

Antonyms

  • truthfulness
  • unequivocalness
  • unambiguity

Etymology

  • circumlocutio (Latin)

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2. circumlocution

noun. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things.

Synonyms

  • ambage
  • verbosity
  • verboseness

Antonyms

  • brevity
  • style
  • succinctness
  • laconism

Etymology

  • circumlocutio (Latin)
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