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After the kids are dropped at school, I take a circuitous route back home, to trace the lineaments of the past in the bricks and pavements of this familiar acre of London.
Even so, SKADNetwork will play a key role in sharpening the accuracy of the attribution so it’s not really a workaround per se more a circuitous concession.
The path I took was circuitous but ultimately true to those adolescent interests.
It is some 4,000 kilometers west of Diego Garcia, but the GPS signals traced a circuitous route that wound through more than 6,000 kilometers of open ocean.
My personal journey has taken me on a circuitous route from financial services to Prime memberships to now the current Amazon in the Community team to give back to the community.
But at last, long after nightfall, with baby fast asleep, Scattergood drove into Coldriver by deserted and circuitous roads.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The pass over the mountains is circuitous and steep, but in fair weather persons travel on the road along the shore.
As the train ground its way up the circuitous grades, Houston felt that he was headed finally for the dissolution.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
He also believed that he could thus join Grant quite as soon as by the more circuitous route by water.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The ledge could only be reached by a circuitous route three miles away.

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