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Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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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