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What is another word for circumlocution?

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The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive
“Other common strategies used to save face for others include the use of circumlocution and equivocation when criticism of another's performance is unavoidable.”
Evasiveness in speech, talk or writing
The quality of being vague or ambiguous in meaning
A nicer word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt
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