song and dance

as in rigamarole
language marked by abstractions, jargon, euphemisms, and circumlocutions instead of simply denying our request, the mayor's representative gave us a song and dance about legal issues and municipal liability

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“Song and dance.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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