circumambages

plural noun
cir·​cum·​ambages

Definition of circumambages

: instances of indirectness or deviousness in speaking or writing : circumlocutions

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Other Words from circumambages

circumambagious \ ¦⸗⸗+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for circumambages

circum- + ambages, plural of ambage

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“Circumambages.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circumambages. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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