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periphrase

see definition of periphrase
  • as inverbiage
  • as incircumlocution
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Synonyms for periphrase

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

Antonyms for periphrase

  • conciseness
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More words related to periphrase

circumlocution

noun. indirect speech
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