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detouring

See definition of detouring on Dictionary.com
  • as indevious
  • as inparenthetic

synonyms for detouring

  • circuitous
  • misleading
  • ambiguous
  • bending
  • confounding
  • confusing
  • curving
  • deviating
  • digressory
  • diverting
  • errant
  • erratic
  • excursive
  • flexuous
  • obscure
  • out-of-the-way
  • rambling
  • remote
  • removed
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • straying
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wandering

antonyms for detouring

MOST RELEVANT
  • artless
  • direct
  • frank
  • honest
  • open
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
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    How to use detouring in a sentence

    As the banks of the river were giving way to marshes, he had to wade through mud and water, detouring the boggy sections.
    THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
    Thus the detouring added greatly to the distance the map had vouched for.
    GIRL SCOUTS IN THE ADIRONDACKSLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
    It was a long way around to the tanker Vern was on, hopping from deck to deck, detouring around open stretches.
    THE KNIGHTS OF ARTHURFREDERIK POHL
    Detouring around the living room, Penny went to the kitchen to prepare herself a belated breakfast.
    THE WISHING WELLMILDRED A. WIRT
    It will mean detouring our basic objectives, but it's necessary in order to have a project at all.
    HUMAN ERRORRAYMOND F. JONES
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO DETOURING

    • ambiguous
    • bending
    • circuitous
    • confounding
    • confusing
    • curving
    • detouring
    • deviating
    • digressory
    • diverting
    • errant
    • erratic
    • excursive
    • flexuous
    • misleading
    • obscure
    • out-of-the-way
    • rambling
    • remote
    • removed
    • roundabout
    • serpentine
    • straying
    • tortuous
    • twisting
    • wandering
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.