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circumlocution
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
an unnecessarily wordy (or possibly evasive, or indirect) way of saying something
  • "I want to get a situation, uncle, so that I may earn some money," said Tom, who never fell into circumlocution.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (28% in)

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