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>Expressing someone in an indirect way
>The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive.
>Evasion in speech
>An indirect way of saying something, especially something unpleasant:

It is derived from the Latin circum meaning around and locutio meaning speech. So it literally means roundabout speech.


His admission came after years of circumlocution
I’m trying to avoid circumlocutions in my writing

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