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circuitous
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • This much, Jerry, with his head becoming more and more spiky as the law terms bristled it, made out with huge satisfaction, and so arrived circuitously at the understanding that the aforesaid, and over and over again aforesaid, Charles Darnay, stood there before him upon his trial; that the jury were swearing in; and that Mr. Attorney-General was making ready to speak.

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  • The explanation was circuitous and puzzling.
  • It is a long and circuitous journey by train and then mountain road.

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