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roundabout way

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It would be an awfully complicated and roundabout way of garnering Heisman goodwill.

This has all been a rather roundabout way of exhorting you—if you cook at all—to have a go at puff.

The war had a direct impact on M.I.A. becoming a recording artist, though in a bit of a roundabout way.

Suppose we go first to the market, and then in a roundabout way to the Botanical Gardens.

"It does seem rather a roundabout way of rejoining," Terence said, with a smile.

The Tom Jones set sail for Valparaiso, but certainly went in a roundabout way to reach her destination.

The river seemed higher than ever, Dean said, and we had to try the roundabout way again.

In course you know more than I do, but I must say that you have got sometimes a very roundabout way of coming to the pint.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to roundabout way, such as: deviation, diversion, branch, bypass, bypath, and byway.

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

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