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circuitous


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Circuitous \Cir*cu"i*tous\, a. [LL. circuitosus.]
     Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a
     circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end.
     -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ness, n.
  
     Syn: Tortuous; winding; sinuous; serpentine.
          [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  circuitous
       adj 1: marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct;
              "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a
              roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that
              her ex-husband was marrying her best friend" [syn: roundabout]
       2: deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious
          route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat";
          "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic" [syn: devious,
           roundabout]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  80 Moby Thesaurus words for "circuitous":
     O-shaped, aberrant, aberrative, ambagious, anfractuous, backhand,
     backhanded, circular, circumlocutional, circumlocutory, collateral,
     convolutional, deflectional, departing, desultory, deviant,
     deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive,
     divagational, divergent, errant, erratic, excursive, flexuose,
     flexuous, helical, indirect, involute, involuted, involutional,
     labyrinthine, left-handed, mazy, meandering, meandrous, oblique,
     orbital, out-of-the-way, periphrastic, planetary, rambling, rivose,
     rivulose, rotary, round, roundabout, roving, ruffled, serpentine,
     shifting, side, sidelong, sinister, sinistral, sinuate, sinuose,
     sinuous, snaky, spiral, stray, swerving, torsional, tortile,
     tortuous, turning, twisting, twisty, undirected, vagrant, veering,
     wandering, whorled, winding, wreathlike, wreathy, zigzag  
     

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