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circumlocution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of CIRCUMLOCUTION

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deliberate evasion in speech <rather than answering the question directly, he resorted to circumlocution, which made her suspect that he was hiding something>

April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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