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circumlocution

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Synonyms for circumlocution

noun indirect speech

Antonyms for circumlocution

  • conciseness
  • directness
  • straightforwardness
  • terseness
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More words related to circumlocution

diffuseness

noun. wordiness
  • circumlocution
  • diffusion
  • long-windedness
  • prolixity
  • rambling
  • verbiage
  • verboseness
  • verbosity
  • wordage

euphemism

noun. nice way of saying something

euphemisms

noun. nice way of saying something

pleonasm

noun. wordiness

prolixity

noun. wordiness

redundancy

noun. repetition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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