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What is another word for circumlocution?

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Noun
The excess use of words, especially using more than are needed for clarity or precision
“Other common strategies used to save face for others include the use of circumlocution and equivocation when criticism of another's performance is unavoidable.”
Noun
Evasiveness in speech, talk or writing
“The politician's speech was filled with circumlocution, as he skillfully dodged answering any direct questions.”
Noun
The quality of being vague or ambiguous in meaning
Noun
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