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circuitous
used in Middlemarch

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indirect — while traveling somewhere, or in saying or doing something
  • At one moment he thought, "I will write a letter: I prefer that to any circuitous talk;" at another he thought, "No; if I were talking to him, I could make a retreat before any signs of disinclination."
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (44% in)

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