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adjective circuitous pronunciation in American English /sərˈkjuɪtəs/
  1. 1
    a circuitous journey, path, etc. is longer than it needs to be because it is not direct

    He took a circuitous route to the library, to avoid passing her house.

  2. 2
    taking a long time to say what you really mean when you are talking or writing

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