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circumlocutory

adjective

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using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea
  • the studio's statement that "the film's earnings did not live up to expectations" was a circumlocutory admission that the movie was a flop

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“Circumlocutory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circumlocutory. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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