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English → English (WordNet) Definition: periphrastic periphrastic adj : roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; “had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression”; "A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot; (`ambagious' is archaic) [syn: circumlocutious, circumlocutory, ambagious]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Periphrastic Periphrastic \Per`i*phras"tic\, Periphrastical \Per`i*phras"tic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. p['e]riphrastique.] Expressing, or expressed, in more words than are necessary; characterized by periphrase; circumlocutory. [1913 Webster] Periphrastic conjugation (Gram.), a conjugation formed by the use of the simple verb with one or more auxiliaries. [1913 Webster]


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