circumloquor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From circum + loquor (say, speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active circumloquor, present infinitive circumloquī, perfect active circumlocūtus sum (deponent)

  1. I make use of circumlocution or periphrasis, circumlocute.

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References[edit]

  • circumloquor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879