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circumlocution
used in The Bourne Identity

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Definition
an unnecessarily wordy (or possibly evasive, or indirect) way of saying something
  • Congressman Efrem Walters, out of the hills of Tennessee by way of the Yale Law Review, was not to be dismissed with facile circumlocution that dealt with the esoterica of clandestine manipulations.
    Chapter 16 (1% in)

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