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synonyms for beating around the bush

  • diffuseness
  • discursiveness
  • euphemism
  • indirectness
  • periphrasis
  • pleonasm
  • prolixity
  • roundabout
  • tautology
  • verbiage
  • wordiness
  • circumambages
  • gassiness
  • periphrase
  • verbal evasion
  • verbality
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antonyms for beating around the bush

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  • conciseness
  • directness
  • straightforwardness
  • terseness
  • meet
  • face
  • tell truth
  • order
  • confront
    • tell truth
    • take on
    • encounter
    • meet
    • face
    • confront
    • release
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    WORDS RELATED TO BEATING AROUND THE BUSH

    • beating around the bush
    • circumambages
    • diffuseness
    • discursiveness
    • euphemism
    • gassiness
    • indirectness
    • periphrase
    • periphrasis
    • pleonasm
    • prolixity
    • roundabout
    • tautology
    • verbal evasion
    • verbality
    • verbiage
    • wordiness
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    wampumnoun | [wom-puhm, wawm- ]SEE DEFINITION