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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.”
Deliberate evasion in speech
“… rather than answering the question directly, he resorted to circumlocution, which made her suspect that he was hiding something.”
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The quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning
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