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  • adjindirect
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Synonyms for roundabout

adj indirect
  • circular
  • collateral
  • oblique
  • ambiguous
  • circuitous
  • circumlocutory
  • deviating
  • devious
  • discursive
  • evasive
  • meandering
  • obliquitous
  • periphrastic
  • taking the long way
  • tortuous

Antonyms for roundabout

  • direct
  • honest
  • straightforward
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adjective. winding

carousel

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circuitous

adjective. going around, indirect

circumlocution

noun. indirect speech

circumlocutionary

adjective. tautological

collateral

adjective. indirect, secondary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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