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periphrasis

see definition of periphrasis
  • as inverbiage
  • as inredundancy
  • as inwordiness
  • as incircumlocution
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Synonyms for periphrasis

noun repetition, wordiness
  • circumlocution
  • expansiveness
  • floridity
  • long-windedness
  • loquacity
  • periphrasis
  • pleonasm
  • prolixity
  • redundancy
  • tautology
  • verbosity
  • periphrase

Antonyms for periphrasis

  • conciseness
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More words related to periphrasis

circumlocution

noun. indirect speech

redundancy

noun. repetition

verbiage

noun. repetition, wordiness

wordiness

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