A clean-shaved man, with an official manner and wearing gold-rimmed spectacles, called on me one day and made inquiries, at first circuitous, afterwards suavely pressing, about what he was pleased to denominate certain ’documents.’
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The explanation was circuitous and puzzling.
It is a long and circuitous journey by train and then mountain road.